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BSF troops seize 38 kg Poppy husk in Malda district

Press Trust of India  |  Malda(WB) 

The (BSF) troops seized Poppy husk weighing 38 kg from near the Churiantpur border outpost (BOP) in Malda district.

BSF troops were patrolling the area when they noticed a suspected motorcycle loaded with a plastic bag coming from Bawankuri to Churiantpur yesterday. On seeing the BSF personnel the motorcycle rider jumped from the bike and fled, a BSF release said today.

On opening the plastic bag poppy, the BSF troops found it contained poppy husk weighing 38 kg. The seized poppy husk and motorcycle has been handed over to Kaliachak police station Kaliachak in Malda district, it said..

During this year BSF South Bengal Frontier has seized a total 60.79 kg of (including this seizure) and has apprehended 11 smugglers.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 18:28 IST