Three suspected drug smugglers arrested in UP's Lucknow

Three suspected narcotic smugglers have been arrested at the Charbagh railway station here by the Special Task Force of the Uttar Pradesh Police, officials said Thursday.

The arrests were made Wednesday, and 300 gm morphine, worth about Rs 30 lakh, was recovered from their possession, UP DGP OP Singh told reporters.

The arrested were identified as Mohd Usman, alias Maamu, Mohd Junaid, alias Tailor, and Fakhrul Hasan, he said.

The gang used to bring morphine from West Bengal, prepare smack and sell it in different districts of UP, the DGP added.

A detailed probe is underway, he said.

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