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9 held for manufacturing adulterated cough syrup

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

Police have arrested nine people, including the owner of a factory engaged in producing adulterated cough syrup at Arundhatinagar area here.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a house at Mission Road yesterday and arrested the nine people, (Law and Order), Smriti Ranajan Das said.

Police recovered a large quantity of raw materials used for manufacturing the adulterated cough syrup, Das said.

The syrup is mostly smuggled to neighbouring Bangladesh, where it is used as an intoxicant.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 19:35 IST