The Khatkhati Police have seized a huge consignment of the highly sedative Spaxmo Proxybon (SP) capsules from the Dudu Colony area adjacent to Assam-Nagaland border in East Karbi Anglong.
Based on specific information, the Khatkhati police raided the Dudu colony area and recovered 29,000 Spaxmo Proxybon capsules from the possession of Arjun Debbarma, a resident of Tripura.
Police have arrested Debbarma and booked him under relevant sections of the IPC.
His two other accomplices managed to escape under cover of darkness.
“As per the preliminary investigations, the contraband was meant to be smuggled into Nagaland where it is sold at Rs 10 per capsule. Around 40 packets containing 720 loose capsules each have been seized. The sale of this drug is regulated under the Drugs and Cosmetic Act and is place under the restricted item,” said a police official.
A couple of days back, the Khatkhati police seized a truck trying to smuggle 210 kG consignment of suspected ganja.