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5.69 kg of hashish seized from bus in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Sashashtra Seema Bal (SSB) seized 5.69 kg of hashish worth Rs 1.42 crore in the international market from a bus in Bihar's Kishanganj district today.

Acting on a tip off, 12th battalion of SSB personnel and local police searched the bus, which was on its way to Kishanganj from Araria, near L R P chowk and seized the contraband in a plastic bag kept in a luggage rack above the seat.


The seized hashish is valued at Rs 1.42 crore in international market, Bahadurganj police station house officer said.

A government teacher was detained in this connection but was later released after finding him innocent during interrogation.

An FIR was lodged against some unknown persons in this connection.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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