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Snake venom worth Rs 100 crore seized, 3 held

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The CID today seized three jars of snake venom worth around Rs 100 crore from three persons at Barasat in North 24 Parganas district during a raid, a senior officer of the agency said.

Three persons were arrested after the jars containing the venom were seized from their possession, he said.

State CID's (SOG) along with the (BSF) conducted a raid at Barasat this morning and recovered three jars containing snake venom with a market value of Rs 100 crore, he said adding officers from the Forest department were also present.

Narayan Das (26), Debojyoti Bose (43) and Buddhadev Khanra (40) were arrested and have been booked under the relevant sections of the IPC, the officer said.

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 20:48 IST