Two held with heroin worth Rs 1 crore
Two people were arrested today from a railway station in West Bengal for smuggling drugs and heroin worth Rs 1 crore was seized from them, police said.kolkata Updated: Jul 13, 2010 22:53 IST
Two people were arrested on Tuesday from a railway station in West Bengal for smuggling drugs and heroin worth Rs 1 crore was seized from them, police said.
The two were arrested while they were trying to board a train at Mallickour railway station in South 24 Parganas district.
"The accused were identified as Pintu Debnath of Nandigram and Muhammad Khan of Mahisadal in East Midnapore district," said Prakash Sengupta, officer-in-charge of the Government Railway Police in Mallickpur.
They were members of an inter-state drug smuggling racket.
"During interrogation they confessed to having collected a consignment of drugs from port areas in the city and were about to deliver it to a receiver in the city outskirts. Both were produced before the Alipore district court and remanded in police custody," said Sengupta.
First Published: Jul 13, 2010 21:55 IST