Chemicals, opium seeds worth Rs 8 crore seized

Four suspected smugglers were arrested with chemicals and opium seeds worth over Rs eight crore in separate operations, police said on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2009, 18:13 PM IST

Barabanki: Four suspected smugglers were
arrested with chemicals and opium seeds worth over Rs eight
crore in separate operations, police said on Tuesday.

Two persons were arrested at Karaundikala village under
Satrikh police station area last night with sodium powder and
liquid chemical used in preparing clinical medicine morphine,
used in painkillers.

On Sunday, two others were arrested near Usri village
under Jaidpur police station area with opium seeds.

The arrested have been booked under Narcotics Act.

PTI