The Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police arrested a drug peddler within the metropolis and seized heroin value practically Rs 26 crore from his possession, a senior officer mentioned on Sunday.
Acting on a tip-off, sleuths of the STF detained the Durgapur-based “needed” drug peddler when he was driving a bike on EM Bypass close to Captain Bheri beneath Pragati Maidan Police Station space on Saturday midnight, he mentioned.
“We seized from his possession heroin weighing round 5.177 kg having a market worth of Rs 25.88 crore within the worldwide grey market,” the police officer mentioned.
The accused has been booked beneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
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