560 kg ganja worth over Rs 10 lakh seized in Bihar
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Last Updated: Saturday, February 06, 2010, 16:51
  
Raxaul: Ganja worth over Rs 10 lakh in the international market was seized by Customs sleuths at Raxaul check-post in Bihar's West Champaran district along the border with Nepal, officials said on Saturday.

4. Acting on specific information that a petrol tanker was carrying the contraband, Customs sleuths intercepted the vehicle on the Indian side of the check-post last night and seized 560 kg of the narcotic from a specially-made cabinet in the vehicle, Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise Y P Azad told reporters.

The driver of the vehicle tried to escape by abandoning the tanker but was caught and taken into custody.

On interrogation, the driver revealed that the consignment was to be delivered to a person unknown to him in Kolkata, Azad said.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, February 06, 2010, 16:51


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