Following a tip-off from credible sources, the detective department personnel first nabbed Arun Singh along with 2,000 bottles of Phensedyl cough syrup from Gopal More area of NJP in Siliguri. After interrogating Singh, police arrested Nagendra Roy on Thursday night from Siliguri Junction area.
The two persons were involved in smuggling the Phensedyl cough syrup from Kolkata to Bangladesh. The cough syrup bottles were initially brought from Kolkata via train to NJP. The cough syrup bottles would then be sent to Bangladesh via Assam.
Singh and Roy are both residents of Siliguri town. They are currently in police custody and will be produced before Siliguri Court today. (EOI)