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Two arrested with heroin worth Rs.1 crore

Lucknow, May 27 (Calcutta Tube) Two drug peddlers have been arrested with heroin worth Rs.1 crore in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor district, police said Thursday.

‘Sultan Ahmad and Zakir Hussain were nabbed early Thursday in Dhampur area while they were going to hand over the consignment to their clients,’ police inspector Mahesh Chandra told reporters in Bijnor, some 400 km from Lucknow.

He said the two revealed that they have been dealing in drugs for over last six years and had their clients in several states including Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh.

According to police, the two have given vital inputs to unearthing the illegal trade in parts of Uttar Pradesh, particularly the state’s eastern districts.

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