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Man arrested for carrying drugs

Press Trust of India  |  Maharajganj (UP) 

A man was arrested for allegedly carrying smack worth Rs 40 lakh in area along the border here, officials said today.

Gayan Chand Shahni was nabbed yesterday evening during a routine check by the border-guarding force Sashstra Seema Bal.

150 gm of smack worth Rs 40 lakh was recovered from him, SSB Inspector Ramesh Kumar said.

He has been booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, he added.

SSB guards the 1,751 km long porous border.

a 599.3 km long open border with touching seven districts - Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Bahraich, Sravasti, Balrampur, Sidhharthnagar and Maharajganj.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 11:28 IST