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40 kg drug seized in Pushkar

Written by: Staff

Ajmer, May 13 (UNI) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized 40 kg of opium from a drug smuggler in the holy city of Pushkar.

The Bureau arrested Kashmiri drug smuggler Khajar Mohammed Meer along with his son Ahmed Meer and three others.

According to the sources, the officials of NCB (Jodhpur) and Intelligence Bureau apprehended and seized the drugs from Khajar's car yesterday. His son Ahmed and Pushkar-based Surendra Rajoria were along with him at the time of arrest.

Khajar Mohammed, who's from Tupwar in Anantnag district, was in the process of delivering the drug consignment near Baijnath Ashram in Pushkar.

The officials said the drug seized was worth Rs nine lakh and that Khajar and his son were in Pushkar for the last two days negotiating the deal with Rajoria, who has been arrested earlier too for drug peddling.

The whole operation was kept a secret by Narcotics officials, even the police in Pushkar were unaware of it. However, the officials later lodged cases against the accused in the Pushkar police station.


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