Based on the information from reliable sources, a joint operation was conducted by 53rd Battalion of SSB and Jaigaon Police in which banned cough syrups and narcotics have been seized from a house in Barmanpara of Jaigaon valuing upto Rs.1.55 lakhs along with cash worth Rs. 1,27,000.
Niraj Kumar, Commanding Officer of 53rd Battalion, SSB said that two people, including a woman, have been arrested in connection with the incident, whose names have been identified as Sachin Lama and Sanu Rai Tamang. NDPS Act will be imposed on the accused, under which they will not be able to secure bail for 3 years.
Meanwhile, Palajor Chirring Bhutia, In-charge of Jaigaon police station told that the search for some of their men who had ran away while the raid was being held, is on.
The accused will be taken in remand and an enquiry will be done on their gang after which action will be taken against them.
Today the accused will be produced in the Alipurduar court.