Heroin Worth Rs 1 Crore Seized In Murshidabad, 1 Arrested


Murshidabad: Heroin valued at Rs one crore has been seized by the NCB officials from Murshidabad district and one person arrested, an official of the Narcotics Control Bureau’s eastern zonal unit said on Saturday.

“Jahir Seikh, a resident of Murshidabad district, was arrested from Jaisitala area in Lalgola area on Friday and 460 gm heroin seized from him,” NCB Eastern Zone Regional Director Dilip Kumar Srivastava said in a release.

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The drug produced in Lalgola was destined for supply to Kolkata, he added. The accused was remanded in NCB custody by a Behrampur court on Saturday.