Afghan Couple Held With Heroin Worth Rs 860 Cr

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New Delhi- The police have arrested an Afghan couple and recovered over 100 kilograms of heroin worth Rs 860 crore from their possession, officials said on Saturday.

The accused have been identified as Mohammad Shafi (48) and Tareena (36), both natives of Kandahar in Afghanistan, they said.

The police recovered 125.840 kilograms of heroin worth Rs 860 crore in the international market, officials said.

The heroin was kept in seven plastic bags, police said.

Shafi told the police that he supplied heroin from Wazirabad to Khyala and thereafter to Punjab, they said.

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