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Man arrested with 71-kg opium in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A man was arrested today with 71-kg opium, worth nearly Rs 1.5 crore in the domestic market, in Rajasthan's Chhitorgarh district, police said.

A resident of Neemuch district in Madhya Pradesh, Sunil Nagda alias Chauthmal was arrested when he was travelling a car from Neemuch to Jodhpur, Nimbaheda police station SHO Darshan Singh said.

He said that the seized opium is worth Rs 1.5 crore in the domestic market.

A case has been registered against the accused under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and further investigation into the matter was on, he added.

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First Published: Tue, April 24 2018. 16:20 IST