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Bengal police detain 2 trucks with drugs worth Rs 30 lakh

The Special Task Force of West Bengal seized a drugs consignment with a market value of Rs 30 lakh in Howrah on Wednesday night.

The incident took place near Jangalpur when the police, acting on a tip-off, detained two trucks and arrested two people, Dinesh Kumar and Rajesh Roy.

It was revealed that the drugs were being transferred from a truck coming from Uttar Pradesh to another in West Bengal.

Additionally, each truck contained 6,600 bottles of Phensedyl Cough Syrup, which includes Codeine Phosphate, a substance prohibited by the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

Subsequently, a case has been registered under the NDPS Act against five people involved. The charges pertain to their involvement in the illegal narcotics trade.

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