2 arrested selling analgesic drugs at railway station

Based on information, the police team nabbed two men from the Perungudi railway station.

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CHENNAI: City police arrested two men allegedly selling analgesic tablets on Wednesday night and seized Rs 7 lakh cash along with 3,400 tablets from their possession.

The Adyar police district headquarters received a tip-off that a few men were involved in selling non-prescribed painkillers along with liquified saline syrup to inject into the veins for getting ‘high’.

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“Based on information, the police team nabbed two men from the Perungudi railway station. Since the electric train services remain suspended, the duo were using the railway station as a staging ground to sell the contraband,” said a policeman.

The accused were identified as A Shadiq Basha from Velachery and K Tamilarasan from Kallukuttai. The police seized 3,400 tablets of Tapentadol and Tydol varieties, along with syringes and also Rs 7 lakh cash. 

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