Drugs Worth Rs 687 Crore Seized In Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj District; One Arrested


Drugs Worth Rs 687 Crore Seized In Uttar Pradesh; One Arrested: Police

The police have arrested one particular person accused within the matter in Uttar Pradesh. (Representational)


Psychotropic medicine value Rs 686 crores have been seized from the house and godown of an individual within the Thutibari space of Maharajganj, police stated on Thursday.

The accused Ramesh Kumar Gupta is arrested, whereas one other accused Govind Gupta is on the run.

The native police, administration and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) collectively raided each locations and seized the medicine.

Talking in regards to the raid in a press convention, SSB Commandant Manoj Singh stated, “This was a joint raid conducted along with the local police and drug Inspector. Drugs seized are worth 686 crore rupees. Some of them were sold in medical stores here and some were smuggled to Nepal since the borders are open.”

“It is a big operation, hoping that the nexus will break and youth will be able to leave addiction behind. It was a well-coordinated raid. SDM Pramod and SSB Commandant Sanjay Kumar planned the operation together,” Mr Singh stated.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Maharajganj, Pradeep Gupta stated that a whole lot of materials was seized from the spot and a case has been registered in opposition to the accused.

“We recovered addictive injections, syrups, capsules, tablets and labels in lakhs. One of the accused is Ramesh Kumar Gupta and drugs were seized from his home and godown. Another accused named Govind Gupta is on the run and the search for him is still on. A case has been registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Copyright Act and IPC sections 419, 429, 467, 468 and 471,” stated Mr Pradeep.

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