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BJP woman MP's son among three held for possessing smack

Press Trust of India  |  Mandla (MP) 

Sampatiya Uike's 21-year-old son and two others have been arrested here for allegedly possessing smack, police said on Wednesday.

Raja Uike, son of the member, was arrested along with (22) and (26) on Tuesday night at Devdara locality in the city, he added.

"We seized 41 sachets containing from their possession," of police R S S Parihar told reporters.

While 17 sachets were seized from Uike, 14 were recovered from Lakda and the rest from Khan, he added.

The accused were booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and further investigation into the case was on, he added.

Sampatiya Uike, a tribal leader, was elected to the of the Parliament unopposed in July 2017. She was earlier district panchayat in

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 20:06 IST