UP: Hotel owner, brother given 10 yrs in jail for peddling drugs

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 1: A hotel owner and his brother have been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a fast track court in a drug peddling case.

Justice Manoj Kumar also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on Praveen Kumar and his brother Monu after pronouncing them guilty under the NDPS Act yesterday.


Police had seized 10 kg of opium husk during a raid near Malira village under Kotwali police station in the district on September 27, 2009, government counsel Dushyant Tyagi said.

Pravin and Monu were later arrested in this connection.


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