Two women among 4 drug peddlers held in Faizabad

Faizabad: Four drug peddlers, including two women, have been arrested with smack estimated to be worth over Rs 2 crore in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh.

They used to supply smack (a variant of heroin) and other banned drugs to Chhattisgarh, Bihar, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, SP (Barabanki) Navneet Rana said.

The arrested, all hailing from Barabanki, have confessed to supplying drugs in various states for the last four-five years, he added.

They were booked under various sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.