Massive Crackdown in Burdwan, 780 Arrested With Explosives and Arms


Burdwan: In a massive crackdown on Saturday night police arrested 780 people and seized a huge cache of arms, explosives and contraband drugs from various area of Burdwan district, authorities said.

Following a tip off police conducted a well-coordinated blanket raid across Burdwan and made the seizures along with the arrests. The seizure includes 18 arms, 120 bombs, 5789 liters of illicit liquor, Marijuana 46 kgs and Heroin worth one crore rupees.

Superintendent of Police, Burdwan Kunal Agarwal said that the crackdown is a massive success in cracking the drug and arms smuggling racket operating in the area.