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SSB seizes 27.5 kg charas worth Rs 5.5 cr

Press Trust of India  |  Motihari 

(SSB) has seized 27.5 kg high quality worth Rs 5.5 crore in the International market and arrested two smugglers in Bihar's East

Commandant Sonam Chering said they had a tip off that smugglers had made a godown around Chhapwa chowk under where they had hid and narcotic drugs.

officials posing as customers contacted smugglers and asked them to come to the spot with the contraband,Chering said adding that officials arrested the smugglers along with high quality as they reached the venue last evening.

team seized 27.5 kg of charas worth Rs 5.5 crore in the International market from their possession, he said adding they also seized Rs 18,390 cash and three mobile phone handsets worth Rs 9000.

The SSB Commandant said that the arrested smugglers, who were the part of of drugs, have been handed over to the Narcotics Control Bureau, for interrogation.

The SSB official, however, refused to divulge the names of the smugglers as NCB is interrogating them. The smugglers hailed from East

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 19:50 IST