Palanpur, Dec 1: A record 16 kg of charas, worth Rs 40 lakhs, was seized at Amirgadh checkpost, bordering Rajasthan, about 40 kms from here.
The charas was seized during a routine combing operation. Three men were unloading bags from a vehicle near the checkpost yesterday morning when police swooped on them.
One person was arrested, while the other two managed to escape, District Superintendent of police Vipul Agarwal said.
With Gujarat elections round the corner, checking had been intensified in all border checkposts. Earlier, liquor worth Rs 50 lakhs was seized last week.