Lucknow, Sep 13 (PTI) Three suspected narcotic smugglers have been arrested at the Charbagh railway station here by the Special Task Force of the Uttar Pradesh Police, officials said Thursday. Also Read - Mamata Banerjee Sits on Wheelchair & Keeps Herself Busy by Painting at Dharna Against EC | Watch Video

The arrests were made Wednesday, and 300 gm morphine, worth about Rs 30 lakh, was recovered from their possession, UP DGP OP Singh told reporters. Also Read - Bihar Police Officer Beaten to Death by Locals in Bengal's Uttar Dinajpur

The arrested were identified as Mohd Usman, alias Maamu, Mohd Junaid, alias Tailor, and Fakhrul Hasan, he said. Also Read - 'Glad They Are Taking My Clubhouse Chat Seriously', Prashant Kishor Reacts to Audio Clip Released by BJP

The gang used to bring morphine from West Bengal, prepare smack and sell it in different districts of UP, the DGP added.

A detailed probe is underway, he said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.