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Drugs worth Rs 50 mn seized in UP

The Uttar Pradesh police have seized about five kg of morphine, a banned drug, worth Rs 50 million from an alleged peddler, an official said on Monday.

india Updated: Jul 14, 2008 12:43 IST

The Uttar Pradesh police have seized about five kg of morphine, a banned drug, worth Rs 50 million from an alleged peddler, an official said on Monday.

The drug trafficker, Shivjeet, was arrested near Bariya crossing in Barabanki district, about 50 km from Lucknow, superintendent of police Praveen Kumar told IANS.

Shivjeet is believed to be an active member of an inter-state drug racket, the police said.

He is being questioned for clues that could help bust the racket, the police added.

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