Heroin worth Rs 1 crore seized, 1 arrested in Bengal


A 29-year-old woman was arrested and heroin worth Rs 1 crore seized from her possession in West Bengals South 24 Parganas district on Thursday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, police nabbed the woman from Jibantala police station area and seized 2 kg of the contraband from her possession, an officer said.

Her identity and whereabouts were revealed by another woman who was arrested last month, he said, adding that a manhunt has been launched to nab other members of the gang.

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