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6 arrested, 14 kg opium seized in Jharkhand

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ANI  |  Giridih (Jharkhand) [India] 

Six people have been arrested and14 kilograms of opium were seized from their possession here on Tuesday.

The estimated cost of the seizure is around Rs 5 lakh.

The arrest was made in a joint operation by Anti-Terror Squad and Jharkhand Police.

Sub-Divisional Police Officer Neeraj Kumar Singh told media, "The accused were on their way to the railway station when we caught them. They were going to Punjab to supply the drug. Total three men and three women are involved in this."

All accused belong to Chattra district and have been taken to Ranchi by the Anti-Terror Squad for further investigation.

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

First Published: Wed, October 31 2018. 17:35 IST
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