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Two Drug Peddlers Arrested In Jharkhand

During the drive, the police team intercepted two persons coming from Kalyanpur on a motorcycle and recovered 1.3kg of opium from them.

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Two alleged drug peddlers were arrested with over a kilogram of opium in Chatra district on Tuesday,  a senior police officer said.


Acting on a tip-off that some persons were about to smuggle the narcotics, Superintendent of Police Rakesh Ranjan said a team headed by Block Development Officer of Lawalong was formed for checking vehicles.  


During the drive, the police team intercepted two persons coming from Kalyanpur on a motorcycle and recovered 1.3kg of opium from them.


The peddlers had plans to sell the drug somewhere else, he said. The police have also seized a mobile phone and the motorcycle.


The duo was identified as Dharmendra Ganju, a resident of Saro village under Kunda police station, and Mukesh Ganju, a native of Kalyanpur under Lawalong police station, the police said.

With PTI inputs.

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