British couple arrested with Charas

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Dehradun, Dec 26 (UNI) A British couple was arrested by Uttarakhand police with 1.20 kg of charas in Almora district of Uttarakhand. The price of charas is estimated to be Rs 1.5 lakh in the international market.

According to the police sources, on a tip off, the English couple Andrew Asarfi (41) and his wife Jennifer Canin (43), travelling in an Indica car was intercepted by police at Lodhia barrier in Almora-Haldwani Highways on their way to Haldwani from Almora yesterday and the bundle of Charas was recovered from them.

The woman is reportedly a handicap and was moved in a wheel chair.

Police said the couple was a regular visitor to Kasardevi in Almora since the past 15 years. According to police, the charas might have been bought from different places.

A case has been registered against both and British Embassy informed about the incident, the police said.


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