Indore, Dec 13 (PTI) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a person here and seized 1 kg of heroin valued at around Rs 1 crore in the international market from his possession, an official said Thursday.Also Read - Video: 2 AC Coaches of Udhampur-Durg Express Catch Fire Near Morena in Madhya Pradesh, No Injuries Reported
Acting on a tip off, agency sleuths intercepted the man near Bombay Hospital Square Wednesday night and seized the drug, NCB’s Indore unit Zonal Director B R Meena said. Also Read - Madhya Pradesh: Nine Fully-Vaccinated Army Officers Test Positive For Coronavirus in Indore
He was identified as one Jahoor Khan, a resident of Ashta town in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh, the officer said. Also Read - This Madhya Pradesh City To Offer 10 Per Cent Discount on Country Liquor for Fully Vaccinated
The 50-year-old had come to Indore to hand over the drug consignment, valued at about Rs 1 crore in the global market, to a person in the city, Meena said.
He said Khan had been caught in the past in drug trafficking cases in several states.
Further investigation is underway to know about his contacts and also source of the seized narcotic substance, the NCB officer said.
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