1800 Bottles Of Cough Syrup & Car Seized In Odisha’s Balangir, Man Arrested

Balangir: One Jagabandhu Meher was arrested by Balangir Town police after the cops seized 1800 bottles of cough syrup worth Rs 3 lakh.

Police have also confiscated a Maruti Dzire from the accused.

It was learnt that Meher has been selling cough syrup to local youths, who allegedly use this as an intoxicant. More than a dozen cases are pending against the accused person at various police stations in Balangir district, an official informed.

A case has been registered and Meher will be forwarded to the court, the official said, adding that the drive against smuggling of cough syrup will be intensified in the district.

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