Kolkata: A youth was arrested with drugs worth Rs 20 lakh. The narcotics cell recovered the drugs from Balurghat in West Bengal. 33-year-old Ranjan Paul was arrested.
Following a tip-off, the narcotics department conducted a search in the Balurghat area. Then Paul, a native of Dinajpur, was arrested. 820 grams of drugs were recovered from his possession. He was caught while trying to smuggle it in pill form. The narcotics department also said that it is worth around Rs 20 lakh in the market.
During the interrogation, it was stated that he had also smuggled drugs in the form of pills before. The narcotics department has informed that further investigation will be conducted in the incident.