Motihari, Feb 22 (PTI) Contraband hasish worth Rs one crore was seized by police from a village in Bihar’s East Champaran district last night, police said today. Also Read - Liquor Likely to Become Costly in Delhi. Here's Why
Acting on a tip-off, police conducted a raid at a place near Railway crossing in Chota Bariarpur village and seized the contraband from two smugglers, Officer in-charge of Chitauni police station Vijay Yadav said. Also Read - 15 BJP Workers Admitted to Hospital After Being Attacked by TMC Leaders in East Midnapur | Updates
The two smugglers had tied as many packets of hasish in their thigh with the help of an anklet, the OC said. Also Read - Nirbhaya Case 16 December: 8th Anniversary, Nothing Has Changed As 'India's Daughters' Are Still Fighting For Justice
They have been identified as Rajendra Gupta and Upendra Kumar, both residents of a place under Pipra police station of the district.
During questioning the two revealed to the police that they were given the contraband for delivery in Delhi for which they were paid by a man in Pipra village of the same district, the OC said.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.