40 kg narcotics seized in Bengal, 1 arrested

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Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau seized 40 kg of ganja (cannabis) from West Bengal’s East Midnapore district and arrested one person, a senior NCB official said on Wednesday.

“The contraband, valued at Rs 6 lakh was seized from a house in Kontai on Tuesday evening. House owner Saktipada Pahari was arrested,” NCB Kolkata Zone head Dilip Kumar Srivastava said in a release.

The contraband, sourced from Odisha, was meant to be smuggled to Kolkata.

–IANS

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