Six kg opium seized, one arrested

The police today arrested a man after seizing six kg of opium worth Rs five lakh from him at Khuskibagh locality under Nagar police circle area in Purnia district.

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2010, 21:33 PM IST

Purnia: The police today arrested
a man after seizing six kg of opium worth Rs five lakh from
him at Khuskibagh locality under Nagar police circle area in
Purnia district.

During a routine check, a police team intercepted the
man, identified as Moiuddin, who was riding a motorcycle,
Deputy Superintendent of Police Vinod Kumar Singh said.
Upon searching the two wheeler, the team members found
the opium in its carrier.

Moiuddin, a native of Katihar district, has been
arrested and booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic
Substances Act, he said.

PTI