Officials of the Narcotics Control Bureau seized 1.14 kg of heroin kept in a bank locker here on Friday.

According to the agency’s South Zonal Director, S. Davidson Devasirvatham, investigators scrutinising the financial transactions of an accused, Ashok Kumar alias Rajkumar alias Ravikumar (42) of Sri Lanka opened the locker in a bank branch in Valmiki Nagar and found the contraband. The accused was arrested on January 23 in connection with the seizure of 44.28 kg of heroin in Kancheepuram district in 2002.

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