250 gm contraband siezed; three arrested

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Patna, Feb 21 (UNI) Three members of a suspected international gang of drug peddlers were arrested and about 250 gm of heroin was seized here from them, police said today.

Patna Deputy Superintendent of Police Sanjay Kumar Singh told UNI acting on a tip-off, a special team raided a house near the Rajendra Nagar railway bridge at Kadamkuan, in the heart of the city, and arrested three alleged peddlers yesterday.

Besides, contraband worth Rs 2.5 million in the international market, was also recovered from them.

While two of the arrested hailed from Ranchi and Nalanda, the other was a city dweller, Mr Singh said, adding the accused were produced before a local court.

Mr Singh said an investigation was on to find out their relations with any international gang of drug dealers.

UNI RH-ABA PP HS KN1446

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