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LSD blots, ganja seized in Kolkata, four arrested

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The Kolkata unit of the (NCB) arrested four persons including two teenaged girls involved in a drug trafficking racket and seized 56 LSD blots and around three kgs of ganja from them, a said on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip-off, the officials on Monday arrested (19) from Kolkata's Belgachia with 19 LSD blots and 2.8 kg ganja.

The sleuths later arrested her childhood friend Jewana (19) for supplying her the consignment, who in turn named Prasant Basnet (22) of Kolkata's Picnic Garden as her supplier, the said.

"Based on the statements of the three accused, we arrested (32), the main supplier in the racket, and seized 37 more blots of LSD from his residence in Kolkata's Dum Dum Park area," Dilip Kumar Srivastava, the of NCB-Kolkata, said in a release.

According to the NCB, further interrogations revealed that Roy used to procure the LSD from his friend in Bengaluru on a regular basis and supply it to different clubs, private parties as well as to city schools and colleges through youngsters.

He was also arrested in 2015 by the on charges of drug trafficking.

While Roy completed his post graduate diploma in from Bengaluru, the other three were pursuing Class 10 from open schooling, the said.

"The four arrested persons were produced in the court on Tuesday," he added.



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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 21:08 IST