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The police had received information about Kulvinder Singh, alias Sheru, running drug business from a house near Mithapur School and was keeping an eye on the house for days.

It received information that Kulvinder was bringing a huge consignment of drugs in his Ford Endeavour car (PB 12-Y1433).

On seeing the car, the team asked the car driver to stop the vehicle.Though the car stopped, Kulvinder, however, managed to flee from the spot on an un-numbered motorcycle following him.

Later, the police recovered 3 kg of opium packed in a white pack in his car.
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File picture of illegal poppy cultivation. Poppy is illegally cultivated on large tracts of land in Malda, Murshidabad and Nadia and intelligence officers suspect the money also part finances terror elements. (HT Photo) 

Opening yet another front of confrontation with the Centre, Bengal government is unwilling to share crucial information on narcotics in the state.

The state government has directed the state excise department not to share any information with the central agency, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) unless cleared by the chief minister’s office (CMO).

This means that NCB, which always operate in coordination with state excise departments concerned, will face major hurdles in operating in West Bengal.


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In a major drug haul on Friday night, Pali police seized over 200 kg poppy husk and 16 kg opium. The police have arrested six persons, including the notorious smuggler Hanumanaram Bishnoi, wanted by police in mane such cases. 

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