Three arrested for possession of controlled substances

Thimphu Police detained on the same day, in separate incidents, two taxi drivers and a high school student for possession of controlled prescription drugs.

The taxi drivers aged 38 and 32 who were on their way to Kuenselphodrang were apprehended from Changzamtog at around 1 pm. Police seized from them 4584 capsules of SP.

According to police the two taxi drivers from Samtse and Haa respectively had been arrested by Tshimasham police for possession of tobacco products and were on bail.

Police said that, by default, they will be charged for 5 to 9 years imprisonment.

Later at around 2:30 in the afternoon police apprehended a class X student from Clock tower area. The 17-year-old had in his possession 232 capsules of SP.


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