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490 sedative injections seized, one arrested in Visakhapatnam

January 24, 2023 10:49 pm | Updated January 26, 2023 10:18 am IST - VISAKHAPATNAM

Officials from City Task Force (CTF) conducted raids at One Town and arrested a person for alleged possession of around 490 Pentazocine Lactate injections (sedative injections), which are not to be sold without prescription here on Tuesday. Assistant Commissioner of Police (CTF) A Trinad Rao said that the accused Maheswara Rao (44) is a native of Kharagpur and has been residing in Vizag for the last 11 years. He is drug peddler cum user. He collects the sedatives from several persons at Kharagpur and sells here for a good price, he added.

The case is being transferred to I Town police.

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