Madhya Pradesh: BJP MP's son arrested with Heroin
Bhopal, Mar 13: BJP Rajya Sabha MP Sampatiya Uike's son Satendra is among the three persons arrested on Wednesday with contraband substance Heroin, said reports. Uike is a Rajya Sabha MP from Mandla in Madhya Pradesh.
3.380 grams of Heroin was seized from them, reported ANI.
Sampatiya Uike is a tribal leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party from Madhya Pradesh's Mandla.
Earlier today, police seized huge quantity of heroin and arrested a woman from Nagaon district in Assam.
Earlier this month, the Punjab police's Special Task Force (STF) has reportedly seized 97 grams of contraband substance heroin worth Rs 50 lakh.
In January this year, Delhi Police's Special Cell seized 20 kilograms of contraband substance Heroin and arrested six people in connection with it. The value of of the seized narcotic was said to be around Rs 80 crore. In the same month, the Delhi Police's crime branch busted a drug trafficking syndicate that imported drugs online via dark web from the US and other countries, to distribute them in the city.
In November last year (2018), the Narcotics Control Bureau seized Rs 200 crore worth heroin. The contraband substance was being brought from Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara in apple cartons. The heroin laden apple cartons were intercepted and seized from a highway toll plaza. In July 2018, four alleged drug peddlers were arrested in three separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir and more than 450 grams of heroin and 250 intoxicant capsules were seized from them.