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Three held with opium in MP

Press Trust of India 

Three persons were arrested for allegedly carrying 2.80 kg opium which was seized from their car on Indore-road in Madhya Pradesh, police said today.

The estimated cost of the contraband is around Rs 12 lakh in the international market, a said.

On a tip off, police intercepted a car on Indore-road on the intervening night of May 14 and May 15 and recovered the opium, he said.

The accused are identified as Saudan Singh, who hails from Rajasthan, and and who come from district in Madhya Pradesh, he said.

Further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 21:35 IST