Two held with heroin in West Bengal

Two people, including a student, were arrested Thursday and heroin valued at Rs 3 crore in the international market seized from them in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police said.

Kolkata: Two people, including a student, were arrested Thursday and heroin valued at Rs 3 crore in the international market seized from them in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police said.

Acting on intelligence inputs, police intercepted the duo - Israil Sheikh (25) and Sabir Sheikh (18) - in Kalkali village and recovered three kg of heroin from their possession.

"The approximate value of the heroin is over Rs 3 crore. With Sabir being a class 10 student, we are looking if others from the school are involved. We are also probing if the two are part of an international gang," police said.

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