Four arrested with cocaine worth Rs.1.5 crore



Lucknow: Four men were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya district with cocaine worth around Rs.1.5 crore, police said Monday.

Sheshmani Tiwari, Sushil Kumar, Pankaj Tiwari and Sandeep Pandey were arrested Sunday near the Mandi gate area, some 150 km from Lucknow.

"A thorough investigation is on to trace the drug supply racket for which the four used to work for. As of now I can only reveal they operated in various states of the country," police inspector C.S. Dubey told reporters, declining to comment further.

All four belong to Uttar Pradesh.

IANS