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Charas worth Rs one crore seized in JK's Kathua

Press Trust of India  |  Kathua (JK) 

The and Kashmir police today arrested a drug peddler and recovered 45 kilograms from his possession, whose market value is estimated at Rs one crore.

Hailing from Maharashtra's Thane, was attempting to transport the high grade contraband outside the state when he was caught, of police, Kathua, said.

A police party intercepted a Punjab-bound vehicle near Chadwal along and recovered the drugs from a specially build cavity, Patil told reporters here.

The of the vehicle was booked under NDPS act, Patil added.

Quoting preliminary investigation, he said more arrests and recoveries were expected in the case.

The recovery comes a day after 51 kilograms of heroin worth over Rs 250 crore was seized from a truck in and 1400 kgs of poppy husk was recovered from Lakhanpur toll post in Kathua bordering

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 21:20 IST