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Saturday, 3 October 2020

75,000 tablets seized, 2 held

Tribune News Service

Kurukshetra, October 2

Two men have been arrested in connection with a haul of 75,000 intoxicating tablets seized on Thursday.

The accused have been identified as Kishor Kumar, who operates a medical store in his native village Khanpur Kolian, and Sushil Kumar, a medicine supplier from Kurukshetra.

On a tip-off, the police accosted Kishor's car on the Ladwa-Pipli road on Thursday and seized 15 boxes containing 5,000 intoxicating tablets each from him.

The stock of tablets was produced before drug control officer Ritu Mehla, who, in her report, stated "as per label claim, Microlit contains Diphenoxylate Hcl. It falls under the NDPS Act". During preliminary inquiry, Kishor said he had bought the tablets from Sushil.

The accused were booked under Sections 21-C and 29 of the NDPS Act at the Thanesar Sadar police station. They were produced before a local court, which sent them to a two-day police remand.

from The Tribune

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