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Man held with 31 kg cannabis in Gautam Buddh Nagar: Police

Press Trust of India  |  Noida 

A suspected drug trafficker was arrested by the police Monday after he was allegedly held with 31 kg of cannabis, an said.

The accused, identified as Gopal Singh, a resident of Bhojpur in Bihar, was held in Jewar area of the district, he said.

According to the police, the cannabis seized are worth Rs 5 lakh.

"Singh was held during a routine checking in the morning from the expressway cut linking Jewar to He was carrying two bags filled with 31 kg of cannabis," the said.

A case was registered against Singh at the station under the Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985, the said.

During probe, the accused told the police that he would buy the cannabis for cheap in and sell it off in and

"He has also confessed to having been jailed previously for drug trafficking in Bihar's district," the official said.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 22:20 IST