Sunday, September 20, 2020
Home North Bengal Jalpaiguri 320 kgs of illegal Cannabis (Ganja) seized in Nagrakata, 2 arrested

320 kgs of illegal Cannabis (Ganja) seized in Nagrakata, 2 arrested

Jalpaiguri, 26 August: In a move to fight against illegal drug trafficking, Nagrakata Police seized huge quantity of illegal Cannabis (Ganja) from Nagrakata on Tuesday.

Cannabis packets kept hidden in a specialized chamber of the vehicle

Acting upon source information, Nagrakata Police on Tuesday detained one truck from Eklavya More under Nagrakata PS jurisdiction in Jalpaiguri District of West Bengal. The truck was coming from Manipur-Nagaland border. A total of 320 Kgs of Ganja in 32 packets has been recovered which were kept hidden in a separate chamber of the vehicle. Its market value is said to be Rs 32 lakhs.

Seized 32 packets of Cannabis (Ganja) weighing 320 kgs

The accused truck driver namely Nikita Chhobe (21) and the co-driver, Bakika Chhobe (20) have been arrested. According to Block development officer Smrita Subba, who arrived at the scene, the market value of the seized Ganja is around Rs 32 lakhs.

According to police sources, packets of Ganja were hidden under a special chamber in the truck. They were planning to smuggle it from Nagaland to Bihar via Siliguri. However, due to the readiness of the Nagarkata police, the Ganja smugglers were not successful. The arrested youths were sent to Jalpaiguri court today.

It is the one of the biggest seizure for Nagrakata Police so far. Earlier, on July 29 and August 22, a large quantity of illegal liquor was seized during a checkpoint.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Five injured as vehicle overturns on Asian Highway 48 near Birpara

Birpara, 17th Sept: Five people including the driver, were moderately injured when a small goods carrier overturned on Asian Highway No. 48....

Bolero seized with 6 illegal teak logs in Birpara

Birpara, September 15: Illegal smugglers are on the rise in Madarihat-Birpara block area in Alipurduar district. The administration is actively conducting raids.

3 dead, 3 injured in a road accident on NH10 near Siliguri

Siliguri, 13th Sept: A total of three people, including a teenager from Odlabari, were killed in a tragic road accident near Bengal...

Cannabis (Ganja) worth Rs 33 lakhs recovered in Nagrakata, 1 arrested

Jalpaiguri, 13th Sept: Nagrakata Police on Sunday, seized huge quantity of illegal Cannabis (Ganja) from Nagrakata under Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal....

Recent Comments

%d bloggers like this: