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BSF seizes 2.9 kg of brown powder

Press Trust of India  |  Malda (WB) 

BSF today seized 2.9 kg of brown powder suspected to be opium at Mahabatpur under Kaliachak police station in Malda district.

During a special operation, BSF personnel found a motorbike coming towards Mahabatpur crossing and ordered the riders to stop, a BSF statement said.

However, the two riders fled leaving the motorbike.

During search, a plastic bag weighing 2.9 kg was found from the motorcycle.

The bag contained a brown colour suspected to be opium, the statement said.

It was handed over to Customs Office Kaliachak for investigation.

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

First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 20:43 IST