Over 1500 kg of marijuana seized in Cooch Behar by NCB, BSF; 1 arrestedPosted by On

In a major drug bust, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) along with Border Security Force (BSF) seized over 1500 Kg of marijuana from West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district on Saturday.

According to the officials, in a joint operation of NCB Kolkata zone unit and BSF, a total of 1582 Kilograms of marijuana have been seized from a house in the border village of Cooch Behar in West Bengal on June 11. Officials also apprehended one person pertaining to the drug bust and will soon produce him before the court. Notably, the 75th Battalion of the BSF took the part in the joint operation which resulted in the capture of drugs. 

It is pertinent to mention that the district of Cooch Behar in West Bengal shares its border with Bangladesh and now with the capture of drugs from the border village it becomes significant for the investigating agencies to probe from the drugs came and where it was going. They will also likely investigate whether the seized drug was being smuggled to the neighbouring state or was smuggled from it.

Notably, apart from Ganja, the other drug which is smuggled into Bangladesh from West Bengal is Phensedyl, a Codeine Based Cough Syrup (CBCS). This drug is majorly smuggled to Bangladesh through…

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