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Kolkata architect arrested in drug peddling case

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The on Tuesday said they have arrested an from the city for allegedly working as a middle-man and liaison in a drug-peddling racket here, that was in December last year.

"Rhythm Das, an based in has been arrested for allegedly assisting a city-based drug-peddling unit in financial transactions and procuring drugs from other cities on behalf of them.

"He also ordered drugs like MDMA (Ecstasy) through the using Bitcoin," NCB Zonal unit head, said in a release.

The said one of the two drug peddlers named Niloy Ghosh, arrested earlier in this case, used to place orders through Das' and buy drugs through him.

"had purchased the consignments through Das since last six months of his arrest," he said.

The revealed that they have got information on frequent consumption of drugs like MDMA and LSD by various students in a prominent college which is supplied to them by foreign tourists in

The NCB officials arrested and for drug peddling in various parties and colleges in the city in December last year and seized 148 LSD blots and more than 26 grams of MDMA from them.



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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 17:34 IST