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Drug dealers arrested

Aug 26, 2011

The narcotic drugs and law enforcement unit of the police seized more than 3,000 tablets from three men in Thimphu last week. This is the biggest amount of psychotropic drugs to be seized by the police so far this year.

Following a tip-off, police caught one of the men, a 20-year-old, from the basement of the Norling building while he was in the act of carrying out a transaction.

Information provided by him led to the arrest of the second man who is 25-year-old from Langjophaka. Police found 400 tablets with him.

The third was arrested from Chubachu.

Following a tip-off, police raided his house where they found about 2,800 tablets.

According to the police the man confessed that he had been selling drugs for quite some time now.

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