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SSB seizes heroin worth Rs 6 crore

Press Trust of India  |  Araria 

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel arrested a man from the border in Bihar's Araria district and seized 900 gram of heroin worth Rs 6 crore from him, officials said today.

A team of 56th battalion of SSB arrested a Nepalese citizen Lal Bahadur Sardar along with 900 gram of heroin from Sonamani Godam area under the same police outpost of border of the district when the team was on night patrol, SSB's Deputy Commandant Maninder Kumar said.

The SSB team arrested Sardar, a resident of Morang district of Nepal, in the wee hours of today when he was trying to cross the border from side to enter with two packets of 450 gram heroin each, the Deputy Commandant said and added that the value of the seized heroin is estimated to be around Rs 6 crore in international market.

The man has been handed over to the local police, the Deputy Commandant added.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 15:28 IST