Foreigner arrested in Kolkata for drug trafficking

Kolkata, Aug 8 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) A foreigner, suspected to have links with drug traffickers in Bangkok, has been arrested by Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police. Acting on a tip off, Cathinone was picked up from Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road near Hotel Majestic International, said the police on Saturday.

“Interrogation revealed he has links with people arrested in mid-June at Bangkok for drug trafficking,” the police said.

In a separate incident, based on a case registered at New Market police station under Section 22 (c )/29 NDPS Act, the STF arrested one J Shaul Hameed (40) with 3kg 400 gms of psychotropic substances.

“Investigation is on to find more about his connections in drug trafficking,” the police said Saturday night.

Hameed is a resident of Tanjore district of Tamil Nadu.

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