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Heroin worth Rs 40 lakh seized; one arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The Police (KP) has seized 700 gm heroin worth Rs 40 lakh from the city's area and arrested a person for possessing the contraband, a senior said Friday.

The person, identified as Sheikh, is a resident of Sagardighi in district.

He was intercepted near Dum Dum Road under the jurisdiction of police station on Thursday night when he was waiting for someone.

The heroin was seized from his backpack, the police officer said.

"The market value of the material is around Rs 35-40 lakh. The accused did not reveal much during interrogation. It seems that accused is a delivery man. He will be produced before the city's Friday," the said.

The Police had arrested a and her associate from station area last week.

Asked whether was a part of the same gang, the said that he may have links to the racket.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 11:45 IST