Three arrested with charas worth Rs 85 lakh in Kolkata
Kolkata, india,08th December: Three members of a charas smuggling gang were arrested by the Kolkata Police’s Special Task Force (STF) team. The men have been identified as Zakir Hussain Masook Ahmed and Prashant Das.
Charas is a hashish form of cannabis made from the resin of the cannabis plant of the sativa or indica varieties.
Upon searching, 20 kg of charas, worth 85 lakh rupees, was recovered from the men. They often smuggled the charas into China by hiding it inside packets of dry fruits (dates).
The men were arrested from a flat located in the Genexx Valley Complex, Kolkata. They are being interrogated thoroughly to gather more deets on how their gang used to work, where the charas was brought from and how they were smuggled into packets. SILIGURI TIMES