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Contraband seized: Man held with heroin worth Rs 2 cr from Indo-Nepal border


Maharajganj (UP), Aug 3: A man was arrested on Saturday from the India-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj district after he was found in possession of heroin worth around Rs 2 crore, an official said.

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Samrendra, a resident of Farendi in Maharajganj, was arrested and a bag containing 200 gram heroin was seized near Gajarjot Tola by the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel after he was found moving suspiciously along the border, SSB (Sonauli) Inspector Ravi Singh said.

[4000 bottles of Codeine Phosphate seized; This weak opioid is a menace]

A case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act has been registered against the accused and further investigation is on, he added.


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