|SP, Malda Jayanta Pal displays packet of seized heroin|
Friday, May 25, 2012
Heroin Recovered , One Arrested
Malda, 24 May: 900 gram of heroin was recovered from Kanimore area under English Bazaar police station this morning. One Sheikh Munim (42), who was carrying the narcotics, was arrested. Superintendent of police Jayanta Pal said, “Working on a tip off police nabbed Munim, an inhabitant of Mishkinpur village under Harischandrapur police station. Whom Munim collected the heroin from has been identified and we are trying to nab him too.” ‘The heroin was packed in a bag and it was written on the bag that the narcotic was made in Afghanistan with manufacturing and expiry dates 2010 and 2030 respectively,” Pal informed. “We have come to know that Munim is a van rickshaw puller and seems to be a carrier of the drug,” he added. The price of the heroin would be Rs 1 crore approximately in the clandestine market as learnt from sources. Police anticipate that there may be a gang behind the heroin business.