Six kg opium seized, one arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 21:33

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.


First Published: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 21:33

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