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Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force busts drug smuggling gang, four held

Uttar Pradesh STF claimed to have busted a gang involved in smuggling narcotics with the arrest of four people from Sonbhadra.

Published: 07th November 2020 05:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th November 2020 05:18 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Saturday claimed to have busted a gang involved in smuggling narcotics with the arrest of four people from the state's Sonbhadra district.

A total of 800 kg of ganja worth Rs 1 crore was recovered from the accused who have been identified as Biran Singh, Pravesh Yadav, Rajendra Jaiswal and Jitendra Pratap Singh, all natives of the state, the STF said in a statement.

They were arrested following a tip-off that a narcotics consignment would reach Chopan area in Sonbhadra from Odisha, it said.

The STF said it has also seized 300 sacks of salt, which were used to conceal ganja, a truck, a car, Rs 3,500 in cash, two driving licences, two Aadhaar cards, and a PAN card, among other things, from the accused.

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



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