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Nepali national arrested, smack worth Rs 50 lakh seized

Press Trust of India  |  Mahrajganj (UP) 

A Nepali national was arrested on the charge of drug peddling and 25 gm of smack worth Rs 50 in the international market was seized from him at the Border here, police said today.

Incharge of Police Station told reporters that the man was arrested yesterday from Pharenda Tiwari village and smack was seized from him.

He was identified as from Nepal's Rupandehi district, he said, adding that the man was being interrogated.

The police suspect that he had come to to supply the drug and added that a hunt is on to nab his accomplice who managed to escape.

The man was booked under the Act.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 12:05 IST