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Anti-Maoist Nepalese leader held with narcotics worth Rs 50,000

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Siddharthnagar, Apr 6 (UNI) An anti-Maoist leader from Nepal has been held from the Siddharthnagar Kotwali area here with narcotics valued at Rs 50,000.

Police said here today that Pritam Pandey, a self-styled commander of ''Pratikar Toli'' -- group formed in Kapilvastu district of Nepal to take on Maoist extremists -- was held with narcotics in Haraiya village late last night.

The seizure was valued at Rs 50,000 in the international market, police added.

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