Four smuggler arrested with 8 kgs of opium & Rs 4.60 lakh cash

Chatra, Dec 31 (Agency) Police today arrested four smugglers including a woman from Itkhori Police Station area in this district along with eight kilograms of opium and Rs 4.60 lakh in cash. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday Chatra SP Rishabh Jha said alongwith a banned substance, two mobile phones, electronic weight machines have been seized. The arrested have been identified as Sarita Devi, Maujun Miyan, Narendra Gupta and Mohammed Javed.

The woman Sarita Devi is also employed in the electricity department in Chatra. The SP said that the arrested smugglers have their links with Mumbai, Punjab and Haryana. He said soon the properties of these arrested smugglers will be attached and their buildings will be erased off.