The police personnel on duty at Rangpo Check post had intercepted one vehicle bearing registration no SK01T/3627 Alto 800 driven by one Prakash Pradhan, 29 years, r/o Pakyong Bazaar along with one known drug peddler named as Sanjay Pradhan @Salman.
In the process of checking of the said vehicle, a huge cache of prohibited cough syrups bottles were found concealed inside the cavity of right front door. However, meanwhile the accused driver started his vehicle and managed to flee from the spot. Subsequently, with swift and co-ordinated action the said vehicle was intercepted at Ghosh Khan area lower Rangpo Bazaar by beat police personnel.
Unfortunately the accused Sanjay Pradhan @ Salman had managed to escape away. Search of the vehicle led to recovery of 170 bottles of prohibited cough syrups(Biorex)concealed inside the cavities of all four doors and 7248 capsules of loose Spasmoproxyvon concealed inside the cavity of front right fainter of the said vehicle.
The absconding accused was earlier involved in the murder case at Sovek Siliguri and SADA/Drug cases at Gangtok Sadar PS and Pakyong PS. manhount for the absconding accused is on.
Sanjay Agarwal, ILS