KOLKATA, 20 February, 2021 (TON): Pamela Goswami, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) youth leader arrested with drugs worth 1 million rupees.
On Friday, police arrested the leader from South Kolkata’s upscale new Alipore area, police said.
Goswami, the state secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), was along with a friend, identified as Prabir Kumar Dey, in her car when both of them were nabbed, they said.
A few lakh rupees drugs were found in her handbag and other parts of the car, police claimed.
“She was involved in drug trafficking for quite some time. Today, we got information that she, along with her supplier Prabir, was reaching the spot to hand over the drugs to the purchasers,” he said.
The BJP youth-wing leader’s security guard, who was inside the same vehicle, was also arrested, the police officer said.
According to the BJP, the youth leader Goswami was being framed but has claimed that if she is found guilty, the law must take its course.