Noida (UP), Oct 12 (PTI) Three alleged drug and liquor traffickers from Haryana were arrested in Noida’s Gautam Buddh Nagar on Friday, police said. Also Read - UP Woman Pushed Infront of a Speeding Truck by Mobile Snatcher, She Bravely Chases & Catches Him

Twenty-five cartons of illicit liquor and 2.75 kg of cannabis was recovered from the trio’s possession, held near Kot Nahar village in Dadri, they said. Also Read - Delhi-Noida Wakes up to Dense Fog, Cold Wave Across North India

The accused– Sanjeet, Ajmer and Sudhir — hail from Sonipat, Haryana, a police official said. Also Read - Mild Intensity Earthquake Jolts Noida, No Damage Reported so Far

“The three were held while they were transporting the liquor and the drugs,” the police official said.

They were carrying the liquor cartons and drugs in an SUV, which has been impounded, the official said.

“The accused have told police that they used to buy liquor from Haryana and sell it in UP… Today they were bound for Bulandshahr district adjoining Gautam Buddh Nagar,” the official said.

He said a case under the UP Excise Act as well as the Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act has been registered against the trio.

The accused have been remanded in judicial custody, the police said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.