Woman drug peddler arrested in Rourkela

Rourkela: Police today busted a drug racket and arrested a woman drug peddler from Plant site area here.

According to sources, a special squad of Plant site police station raided Minapada area and arrested one Narisa Khatun for being involved in drug trafficking business. Brown sugar worth Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1.66 lakh cash was seized from her residence.

“The SP had a definite input about a drug racket operating in Plant site area and accordingly a special squad was set up to nab the criminals,” Rourkela DSP Pradyumna Kumar Mishra said.

“While the kingpin Narisa Khatun has been arrested, six others are yet to be apprehended,” Mishra said, adding that a special team has been formed to nab the culprits.

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