UP Police arrests 3, seize over 30 kg charas

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) The Muzaffarnagar Police have busted an international drug trafficking racket with the arrest of three men from Muzaffarnagar's Budhana town.

The accused have been identified as Zahir, Sajan Sharma, both natives of Bihar, and Islam, a resident of Budhana. They were arrested on the intervening night of Tuesday/Wednesday and 30.5 kg of charas, worth Rs seven lakh, was seized from their possession, police said.

Superintendent of Police (rural) Nepal Singh told reporters that the three men were intercepted by a police team during a checking and drugs were seized from them.

During interrogation, it was found that the accused used to supply drugs, which were smuggled in from Nepal, in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi.

A case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act has been registered against the accused, the police said.



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