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Three held with 9.5 kg Hashish worth Rs 1 crore in Ahmedabad

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Three persons, including a woman, were arrested here with 9.5 kg charas, whose value in the international market is estimated at Rs 1 crore, officials said today.

Sleuths of the Zonal Unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) picked up Tabbasum Rajjak (38) when she was about to deliver the contraband to one Nasiruddin Sheikh (57) near a hotel on Relief Road in the city yesterday, NCB said, adding that Sheikh was also held subsequently.

On leads provided by Rajjak, the NCB officials later nabbed one from near APMC market in Juhapura area of the city.

"We found 7 kgs of from Rajjak's possession during the raid. After her arrest, she told us that out of the 7 kg charas, 2 kg was meant to be delivered to another drug supplier, Hussain Mansuri," said Gandhi.

He said Mansuri was carrying 2.5 kg of when he was picked up.

"In total, we have seized 9.5 kg of worth around Rs 1 crore. Primary investigation has revealed that Sheikh is a while Mansuri used to sale the drugs to local peddlers. The women had acquired charas from her contacts in She used to travel between and frequently," said Gandhi.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 17:50 IST