Jamshedpur, July 3: In a breakthrough against drug rackets in the city, police seized huge quantities of marijuana and prohibited drugs from three houses in densely-populated Garib Nawaz Colony under Jugsalai police station area on Saturday.
While seizing the marijuana and drugs, the police team led by deputy superintendent of police (Law and Order) Faiz Akram arrested three persons, including a woman. Those arrested were identified as Mohammed Nausad (40), Amzad Ali (46) and Shamima Begum (46), all residents of Garib Nawaz Colony.
During the raid, the police team recovered stocks of Nitrosun-10 tablets, marijuana and Correx whitener. OC, Jugsalai police station Tarun Kumar said they got a tip off that some drug-peddlers are selling narcotic drugs and other intoxicating substances from their houses in Garib Nawaz Colony.
“Acting on an information received, superintendent of police (City) Subhash Chandra Jat set up a raiding team led by DSP ( Law and Order) Faiz Akram on Saturday morning. A police party conducted raids on the houses of the suspects. During the search operation, the team found the stocks of marijuana, Nitrosun-10 tablets and Correx whitener from the houses of all the three accused, ” said Kumar while addressing a press conference.
The OC said the Nitrosun-10 tablet which is highly-intoxicating is sold in the medical stores on production of medical prescription only.
” Nitrosun 10 tablets and Corex are some of the common banned medicines that have huge demand. “Out of the 1,500 medicine shops close to 40% are unlicensed. These shops stock unaccounted drugs and also sell banned drugs,” said a leading medicine shop owner.
Nitrosun 10 Tablet is used for treating insomnia. It is generally used in combination with other medicines. It relaxes the brain and helps to treat people who have problems with their sleeping habits.