Arms, Drugs Worth Over Rs 13 Crore Seized In Maharashtra, 2 Arrested

The value of the seized items in the district, located adjoining Mumbai, is Rs 13.61 crore, police said.

Arms, Drugs Worth Over Rs 13 Crore Seized In Maharashtra, 2 Arrested

Two people were arrested in connection with the case and charged (Representational)

Palghar:

Arms and narcotics worth Rs 13.61 crore were seized in a raid in the Manor area of Palghar district of Maharashtra and two people were arrested, police said on Monday.

The raid was conducted late Sunday night at Chillar Phata in which four country-made revolvers, three country-made assault rifles, 63 bullets, 8.9 kilogrammes of ephedrine, 8.5 kgs of hallucigen dimethyltryptamine (also known as DMT), 500 grams of brown sugar and 3.1 kgs of morphine were seized, Palghar SP Gaurav Singh said.

The value of the seized items in the district, located adjoining Mumbai, is Rs 13.61 crore, he said.

Two people were arrested in connection with the case and charged under relevant sections of the NDPS and Arms Act among others, he said.

Police said, as of now, there was no link between the drugs-arms haul and the Maharashtra Assembly polls scheduled for October 21.

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