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Two arrested for illegally selling Buprenorphine tablets

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two employees of a de-centre were arrested for illegally selling tablets received from the government, police said Tuesday.

The accused were identified as (54) and (40), employees of (SPYM).

"The Crime Branch received information that the two are involved in illegal sale of narcotic drug which is supplied by government to the de-centers of SPYM NGO. The drug was meant to be given to addicts admitted there," of Police (Crime) said.

Lazarus was arrested from Vasant Kunj area with an illegal consignment of 3,800 tablets of which he was supposed to deliver to one of his customers. A case was registered against them under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. During investigation, Mehta was also arrested, Singla said.

The two would sell a strip of Buprenorphine tablets for Rs 200 each, Singhla said.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 19:30 IST