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Two bizmen held with opium

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The Cyberabad Police here today arrested two businessmen from and seized 1.4 kg opium from them.

"Based on a specific information, a police team raided a house in Miyapur area and seized 1.4 kg opium, 45 grams of opium raw material and worth Rs 26.5 lakh," said DCP (Madhapur Zone) Vishwa Prasad.

The accused duo, identified as Mangilal Chowdary (30) and Kishan Lal Chowdary, had brought the opium from of Rajasthan, he said, adding that various teams have been formed to locate the source of the substance.

A case has been registered under relevant sections of the Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, the DCP added.

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 19:48 IST