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Brown sugar worth Rs 1.5 crore seized in Madhya Pradesh, two held

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:52pm IST | Place: Jhabua (MP) | Agency: PTI

Two persons were arrested after brown sugar worth about Rs 1.5 crore was recovered from them, an official said on Monday. The flying squad of the narcotics department intercepted the two persons, Sher Khan and Chawan Khan, who hailed from Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, on late Saturday night while they had boarded the Indore-Mumbai Avantika Express at Ratlam, BR Meena, Regional Director of Narcotics Department, Indore said.

Upon search, brown sugar valued at about Rs 1.5 crore was seized from their possession and they were arrested at Bamaniya railway station, he said, adding that the duo was planning to go to Mumbai. The two have been booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, he said.

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