A global racket dealing in snake venom was busted in West Bengal’s Malda district on Friday, and two individuals have been arrested in a serious operation by the state CID and native police, officers stated.
The sleuths of the CID together with officers of Bamongola police station seized 600 grams of snake venom, estimated to be value round Rs 1 crore, from a automotive in Pakuahat petrol pump space, they stated.
Two kingpins of a world racket have been arrested within the raid, police stated.
They’ve been recognized as Alam Miyan (32) and Musfik Alam (29), each residents of the Gangarampur space in Dakshin Dinajpur district, a senior officer stated.
The snake venom was saved in a French-made bullet-proof field, he added.
Police obtained a tip-off that the duo was travelling to Malda to smuggle the venom and stopped the automotive halfway and made the arrests, the officer stated.
Malda district on the India-Bangladesh border is infamous for smuggling.