BSF today seized 2.9 kg of brown powder suspected to be opium at Mahabatpur under Kaliachak police station in Malda district.
During a special operation, BSF personnel found a motorbike coming towards Mahabatpur crossing and ordered the riders to stop, a BSF statement said.
However, the two riders fled leaving the motorbike.
During search, a plastic bag weighing 2.9 kg was found from the motorcycle.
The bag contained a brown colour suspected to be opium, the statement said.
It was handed over to Customs Office Kaliachak for investigation.
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