Marijuana Consignment Seized In Kolkata, 1 Arrested

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Kolkata: The Detective department of Kolkata police has seized a huge haul of marijuana from Kolkata’s Alipore area and arrested a man. As per reports, a man identified as S. Biswas was found with 25.4 kg of the contraband.

The arrested was the kingpin of the drug racket operating in the city, said police. He was later produced at the court and was remanded to police custody till July 06.

Kolkata has seen a massive surge in smuggling as international drug rackets with roots in Bangladesh and Nepal. Owing to its close proximity with Bangladesh, West Bengal has virtually been converted into the transit point of drugs and narcotics to other Indian cities.