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Huge amount of contraband tablets of psychotropic substance seized in Andaman

Port Blair, Apr 23 (UNI) In a first, the Andaman and Nicobar Police has registered a case of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, and arrested a person with 6810 tablets of psychotropic substance.
“On 21.04.2019, on receipt of credible information, a raiding team of Police Station Aberdeen conducted raid near Boys Hostel Gate, JNRM College and recovered 4200 pink colored tablets containing Alprazolam 0.50mg each, 2400 pink colored tablets containing Alprazolam 0.25mg each and 210 tablets containing Tramadol Hydrochloride 37.5mg from the
possession of accused Dharmender Singh,” informed Mr. Deepak Yadav, the Superintendent of Police, South Andaman.
This is perhaps the first time when such huge number of tablets of psychotropic substance has been seized by Andaman and Nicobar Police, indicating widespread use of tablets by youths of A & N Islands for addiction.
“The accused wanted to sell the tablets to students. We had arrested him earlier as well,” added the SP.
Yesterday the Andaman and Nicobar Police arrested one more person, namely Shiva, for possessing around 500 contraband tablets and four bottles of cough syrup (containing
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