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430 gram heroin seized in Kolkata, two held

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Kolkata Police arrested two seasoned heroin dealers from the city and seized 460 grams of heroin amounting to Rs 4 lakh, a senior police officer said on Friday.

"Sabina Biwi, a seasoned heroin dealer, and her associate Bapi Molla were arrested from Pragati Maidan police station area on Thursday. 460 grams of heroin packed in around 4300 multicoloured packets were recovered from them," Joint Commissioner of Kolkata Police (crime) Praveen Tripathi told reporters here.

The officer said Biwi was involved in selling heroin to students of a number of schools and colleges in the city's Sealdah, Entally and E.M. Bypass areas.

Mollah used to collect the narcotic substance from Biwi and sell it to the students of a few prominent schools in central Kolkata.

The accused have been charged under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, the officer added.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, March 08 2019. 20:14 IST
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