Heroin worth Rs 28 lakh seized from man at Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh

Lodh, a resident of the Sonauli area here, was handed over to the police, the SSB official added.

Published: 16th July 2019 03:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th July 2019 03:02 PM   |  A+A-

An addict prepares heroin, placing a fentanyl test strip into the mixing container to check for contamination. (Photo | AP)

An addict prepares heroin, placing a fentanyl test strip into the mixing container to check for contamination. (Photo | AP)

By PTI

MAHARAJGANJ: A man has been arrested for possession of heroin worth Rs 28 lakh at the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh, a senior official said Tuesday.

Raju Lodh was headed for Nepal on Monday night when he was arrested by a joint team of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and police after 28-gram heroin was found on him, SSB Danda Head check post-Inspector Abhijit Aryan said.

Lodh, a resident of the Sonauli area here, was handed over to the police, the SSB official added.

A case has been registered at the Sonouli police station in this connection, police said.

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