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Aug 07, 2013 at 04:07am IST

Phensedyl worth Rs 19 lakh seized at India-Bangladesh border

The Border Security Force (BSF) seized a huge consignment of phensedyl valued Rs 19 lakh at the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura, a BSF official said on Tuesday.

The consignment was seized from east Barjala area in Tripura on Monday during a joint operation by police and BSF's 29 and 89 battalions on specific information.

"The raiding party recovered 22,900 bottles of phensedyl valued Rs 19 lakh from the house of one Sajal Sarkar, who has been arrested," BSF spokesperson Parashar told IANS.

Phensedyl worth Rs 19 lakh seized at India-Bangladesh border

Phensedyl worth Rs19 lakh seized at India-Bangladesh border

"Phensedyl is a cough syrup that many people use for a high instead of alcohol," added Parashar.

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