Woman Held For Selling Heroin In Kolkata


Kolkata: The Kolkata police arrested a woman named Tuna Taria and recovered heroin worth Rs 1 Lakh during a raid on Wednesday from Kolkata’s Taratala area.

The woman has been identified Tuna Taria. She was caught red-handed selling heroin packed as candies. The police said that they had been regularly getting complaints regarding sale of heroin candies at Taratala’s Gargacha area.

Earlier, The Kolkata Zonal Unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau busted a drug trafficking racket and arrested three persons, including a disc jockey of a prominent night club in the city.

Two of the accused Henry Lawrence Manna and Robert Dixon were arrested near the Sealdah railway station. On the information received from the duo, the NCB officers arrested Nikhil Lakhwani, the DJ who, according to the investigators, acted as a conduit between the peddlers and the customers.