Kolkata: Two youths were arrested in a joint raid conducted by the officers of Narcotic Control Bureau ( NCB) and the state excise department late on Thursday in New Barrackpore, North 24- Parganas.
A pistol, ammunition and ganja weighing 200kg were allegedly seized from them. NCB sources said the accused Utpal Biswas and Sisir Biswas were arrested from a rented house.
“We found a 9mm pistol, two magazines and eight cartridges on them. Jute bags stashed with ganja were found in the house which the two had taken on rent several months ago,” a bureau official said.
The state excise department received a tip- off that Utpal and Bijoy were involved in smuggling ganja from north- eastern states.