Barabanki, Feb 13 : Three drug peddlers were arrested while three kilos of drug morphine—costing around Rs 3 crore—was recovered from their possession in the Nagar Kotwali area of this district of the state on Wednesday.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Dr Satish Kumar said that after receiving a tip-off, the Kotwali police and SWAT team arrested Ahmed aka Balaji, Bablu and Sarfaraz near the Gwari road. According to police, they belong to a gang who smuggles narcotic substances.
The SP said that three kilos of morphine was seized from their possession.
A local court here sent the trio to police custody. Police is currently gathering information about the kingpins of the gang. (UNI)