Police have arrested 4 individuals and seized from them bottles of cough syrup containing codeine, a banned narcotic drug, value Rs 9.30 lakh in Thane district of Maharashtra, an official stated on Sunday.
The motion was taken on Friday night at Kontari village in Bhiwandi taluka of the district, he stated.
“Acting on a tip-off, a team of Kongaon police station raided a place and found that a consignment of cough syrup being transferred from a truck into a tempo. The police seized the goods worth Rs 9.30 lakh and arrested four persons,” Assistant Commissioner of Police (Bhiwandi) Kishore Khairnar stated.
The police additionally seized two automobiles – a truck and a tempo – collectively value Rs 8.50 lakh, the official added.
An offence beneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Drugs and Cosmetics Act was registered towards the arrested accused, he stated.
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