A Nepalese man was arrested with heroin worth Rs 1 crore in Sonauli area near the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj district, officials said Thursday. Parmesh Kumar Chaudhary, who was on his way to Nepal from India, was arrested Wednesday evening during a routine checking by a joint team of Sashstra Seema Bal (SSB) and local police, Sonauli police check-post incharge Vijay Raj Singh said.
He said 100 grams of heroin, valued at Rs 1 crore in the international market, was seized from him. The accused was booked under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
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