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Nepali women held with Rs.20 lakh drugs

Two Nepali women in their mid-30s were arrested with drugs worth Rs.20 lakh in Uttar Pradesh`s Bahraich district, police said Thursday.



Lucknow: Two Nepali women in their mid-30s were arrested with drugs worth Rs.20 lakh in Uttar Pradesh`s Bahraich district, police said Thursday.

Vimla Giri and Pyarisa were nabbed Wednesday from Rupaidiha town, near the India-Nepal border and some 140 km from Lucknow, following a joint operation by the district police and the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

"The two worked for a Nepal-based gang involved in smuggling drugs to Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand and other states," police inspector Mahendra Dubey said.
"They were involved in the trade for five years," he added.

IANS

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