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Illegal drug consignment seized at Srinagar Airport

01:11 AM May 12, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
illegal drug consignment seized at srinagar airport
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Srinagar, May 11: While acting on information received from a Sales Tax officer with the Central Enforcement (Airport Wing) department, Cargo Building, the team from the Drug Control Department, under the direct supervision of Irfana Ahmad, Joint Drugs Controller and Irshad Assad Jan Sales Tax Officer with the Central Enforcement (Airport Wing) and his team today seized a consignment of Tramadol tablets, quantity 1080 Tablets on Saturday.

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According to an official from the drug control department, these drugs are coming through unregulated channels. Tramadol is a prescription opioid pain medication that can be dangerous if misused by drug addicts. The Drug Control Department is investigating the source and intended destination of this shipment, officials said.

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He said this seizure is part of the department's ongoing effort to combat the illegal sale and distribution of prescription drugs. In the past, the department in collaboration with the Sales Tax Department at Airport Srinagar has successfully seized similar consignments and brought those responsible to book.

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The Department is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the public by preventing the sale and distribution of such kinds of illegal drugs.

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