Birpara, 4th March: Birpara Police busted one racket of storing and selling of brown sugar (Manufactured drugs) from Dalmore, Garo Busty area near Birpara on Wednesday evening.
A team of police led by Birpara PS O/C Palzer Bhutia, arrested a woman with 250 grams of brown sugar. The woman named Rabina Manger, w/o Pranam Pradhan of Dalmore Garo Busty was arrested from Dalmore Garbosti area under Madarihat-Birpara block of Alipurduar district in West Bengal.
Birpara Police Station OC Palzer Bhutia said that the woman’s husband, Pranam Pradhan had runaway. A case has also been filed against him. The arrested women will be produced before Jalpaiguri Special Court (NDPS) on Thursday.
As per her statement in the interrogation by police, it is said that the woman used to make small pouches of brown sugar and sell it in her area. Each pouch contained one to two grams of brown sugar. A case has been registered against her under the Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substance Act, 1985 (NDPS). Police have launched an investigation to find out if anyone besides the woman’s husband was involved in the racket.