Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Intoxicant syrup seized in Phulbari

Date:

Share post:

spot_img

From Our Correspondent

 TURA: A large consignment of the intoxicant cough syrup Codex worth over sixty five thousand rupees that was being smuggled out to Mankachar in Assam through Phulbari was intercepted by West Garo Hills police and seized on Monday night.

Phulbari police intercepted a brand new auto rickshaw that was filled with thirteen cartoons of the restricted medicine at Udipara village near Gomaijhora as it was being transported towards Mankachar town.

It was found that the consignment did not have the required documents for transportation in bulk.

The pharmacist was taken into custody while the medical representative from Phulbari who had arranged the consignment has fled. It was reportedly brought from Hat Singimari town.

The highly intoxicant cought syrups such as Codex and Phensedyl are banned from over the counter sale in medical stores unless there is a doctor’s prescription.

The drug is used by addicts to get intoxicated.

spot_img

Related articles

Indian restaurant manager ‘killed’ in UK; suspect due for court appearance

London, Feb 21:  A 24-year-old man is due to appear in a UK court on Wednesday in connection...

PML-N, PPP clinch deal; Shehbaz Sharif set to be Pak PM; Asi Ali Zardari slated to be Prez

Islamabad, Feb 21: PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif is set to become the Prime Minister of Pakistan while PPP...

Cryogenic engine of LVM3 rocket completes ground qualification tests: ISRO

Chennai, Feb 21: The Indian space agency, ISRO, on Wednesday said it has achieved a major milestone in...

Sachin Tendulkar enjoys snowfall in Kashmir, to visit Kaman Post at LoC

Srinagar, Feb 21: Cricket superstar Sachin Tendulkar has spent three days in the Gulmarg ski resort where nature...