Nayabajaar Police of West Sikkim busted 3 people for possession of Brown Sugar, SP and some cash.
Police of Nayabajaar under Soreng constituency has arrested three persons for the possession of contraband substances. With the help local people police has arrested them on Saturday.
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21 pouches weighing 13.25 grams of Brown sugar along with rs one lakh seventen thousand one hundred and ten unsealed Spasmo Proximo have been seized by police. NDPS case has been lodged against the arrested person
All the accused are from West Sikkim. Julian Rai ( 21) and Prem Kumar Rai( 32) hails from Zoom and third accused Prayash Rai (24) is from Chumbung. Vehicle of Julian Rai has alos been seized.
Earlier, the First COVID-19 death has occurred in the state of Sikkim as cases rise in Northeast India.
One 68 years COVID patient of Rongli with hypertension and diabetes succumbed to virus at 2.30 am at New STNM hospital. Disposal of body will be done according to the COVID protocol. Most probably, burial. One more suspected COVID patient expired at STNM. Disposal of the body will be done by COVID protocol.
Earlier, Sikkim reported 18 new COVID-19 cases taking the state’s tally to 477. Of the 18 cases, five are from Rangpo, three from Nandok, two are returnees from quarantine, four from SSB Yuksum, one from TNA and three from SSB Melli Aching.
The Rangpo and Nandok cases have been isolated at Himalayan Pharmacy Boy’s Hostel while the rest have been sent to STNM. Results of tests done on contacts of Arithang case will be out tomorrow, health officials informed. Five patients are in ICU but not in ventilator support.
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