Two Nepalese held with opium worth Rs 50 lakh

Two Nepalese have been arrested with 4.45 kg opium by SSB personnel on Indo-Nepal border.

Last Updated: Jun 10, 2013, 12:36 PM IST

Bahraich: Two Nepalese have been arrested with 4.45 kg opium by SSB personnel on Indo-Nepal border, official sources said Monday.
Rukum (31) and Manhari (63) were arrested yesterday by the SSB during checking when 4.45 kg opium was recovered from them, SSB Deputy Commandant P N Singh said.
The cost of the opium was stated to be Rs 50 lakh in the international market.

PTI