Three held with narcotics worth Rs 35 lakh in Malda
Three persons, including a resident of Bihar, were arrested after brown sugar worth around Rs 35 lakh and counterfeit Indian notes were allegedly seized from them in Malda on Tuesday night.
Prashanta Debnath, the deputy superintendent of police (headquarters), said on Wednesday that a team of Englishbazar police had intercepted an SUV at a checkpoint at Katagar on Tuesday night.
“The vehicle was on its way to Bihar from Kaliachak. As the SUV was searched, 350 grams of brown sugar, a derivative of heroin, and fake Indian notes to the tune of Rs 1.20 lakh was found. The seized fake notes were all in Rs 500 denomination,” said Debnath.