Cocaine seized in Haryana town, 7 held

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 15:24

Ambala: Police have arrested seven people, including two engineering students, in this Haryana district and recovered cocaine worth Rs.2.5 crore from their possession, authorities said here Tuesday.

The seven men were arrested near a bus stand in Ambala Cantt and nearly one kg of contraband cocaine was recovered from their possession.
"The accused include two engineering students of different colleges, one instructor of an engineering college of Yamunanagar, one employee of a management institute and three people who are natives of Gugalkota village of Rajasthan`s Alwar district," district police chief Bharti Arora said.

"The seized cocaine is worth Rs.2.5 crore in the international market. It is a major drug-haul seized by Ambala police," Arora said.
All the accused were booked under various sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act.

IANS



First Published: Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 15:24

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