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2 members of international drug cartel arrested in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Gorakhpur (UP) 

Two men, suspected to be the members of an international drug cartel, were arrested today by (STF) and 24.5 kg of worth Rs 2.5 crore was seized from them, an said.

Acting on a tip-off, the STF reached at Ramnagar Kadjahan near 27 in the Khorabar area and intercepted an ambulance, the said.

It was learnt that the members of this cartel were involved in the supply of high grade in Kairana, he said.

The was smuggled from Nepal, he said.

The sleuths arrested and Qadir Ahmad alias Jugnu, both residents of district.

They also seized 24.5 kg of charas worth Rs 2.5 crore, two driving licences, voter cards, two Aadhaar cards and cash worth Rs 15,000, the said.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 21:20 IST