1000 Kg cannabis worth Rs. 7.20 Crore seized

Around 1000 kilograms of Cannabis worth approximately seven crore twenty lakh rupees in the international market has been seized by the 41 battalion Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Kolkata zonal unit on Friday night in Siliguri-Kolkata highway. The narcotics consignment was being brought from Manipur and was being transported to Kolkata. Throwing light on the catch Deputy Inspector General (DIG), SSB B.K Pal said that they had received information from their source.Meanwhile, on Friday evening Police also seized a truck loaded with 250 Kilograms of Cannabis and arrested two people in Boudh District of Odisha. The accused were smuggling cannabis to Bihar from Boudh.