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Drug trafficking through cough syrup; 8,640 bottles were seized

Mumbai: Codin, a banned drug smuggled under the guise of cough syrup, has been seized in Thane, Mumbai. 8,640 bottles of code were recovered. Two people were arrested in connection with the case.

The code was smuggled during a raid on the Agra-Mumbai-Agra highway by a team of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on the basis of confidential information.

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The car contained 8,640 bottles of code in 60 boxes. The total weight of these was 864 kg, NCB officials said. Authorities said the bottles contained cuff syrup mixed with codeine.

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The driver of the car was arrested by the NCB in the incident. Based on the information provided by him, the person who was supposed to receive the boxes was also arrested. The man, who was traveling in a two-wheeler, was chased for about two kilometers and caught in an adventure.

NDB officials said the items were delivered for distribution in Mumbai and Thane. The NCB said that a case has been registered against the two arrested in the incident under various sections.

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