Two kg of heroin seized, three arrested

Barabanki: Two kilogram of heroin, worth Rs 2 crore in the international market, was seized and three persons were arrested in this connection from Kotwali area, a senior officer said here today.

Makkab Kabeerudeen, Mohd Iqbal, both natives of Manipur and Mohd Firoz Alam alias Guddu were arrested near Haidergarh bypass on Sunday night and two kilogram of heroin recovered from their possession, Superintendent of Police R K Bharadwaj said.

The contraband was being smuggled from Manipur, he said.