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Arms, drugs worth over Rs 13 crore seized in Palghar district


Press Trust of India Palghar
Arms and narcotics worth Rs 13.61 crore were seized in a raid in the Manor area of Palghar district of Maharashtra and two people were arrested, police said on Monday.
The raid was conducted late Sunday night at Chillar Phata in which four country-made revolvers, three country-made assault rifles, 63 bullets, 8.9 kilogrammes of ephedrine, 8.5 kgs of hallucigen dimethyltryptamine (also known as DMT), 500 grams of brown sugar and 3.1 kgs of morphine were seized, said Palghar SP Gaurav Singh.
The value of the seized items in the district, located adjoining Mumbai, is Rs 13.61 crore, he said.
Two people were arrested in connection with the seizures and booked under relevant sections of the NDPS and Arms Act among others, he said.
Singh said, as of now, there was no link between the drugs-arms haul and the Maharashtra Assembly polls scheduled for October 21.

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First Published: Sep 30 2019 | 11:25 PM IST

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