Restricted material worth Rs 1 crore seized in Jharkhand’s Chatra, 9 arrested: Police

Police said a self-styled Hindu Bir Dal leader was also among those arrested. (Representative)


Nine people have been arrested in Chatra district of Jharkhand and brown sugar worth one crore rupees has been seized from them in the international market.

He said that a self-styled leader of Hindu Bir Dal was also among those arrested.

SP Rishabh Jha said that based on a tip-off, Chatra police raided various places and busted a drug racket, in which nine people were arrested and 296 grams of brown sugar was recovered.

Besides narcotics, Rs 7.74 lakh in cash, a four-wheeler and a two-wheeler have also been recovered, he said.

Police said all those arrested were sent to jail after testing positive for COVID-19.

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