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Two arrested, narcotic seized

BANGALORE, MARCH 17. The Central Crime Branch (CCB) officials on Wednesday arrested two persons on the charge of drug peddling and seized from them brown sugar estimated at Rs. 4.10 lakhs. They also seized Rs. 2,500 in cash from them.

The police gave the names of the arrested persons as Shakeel (30) of Kadugondanahalli and Wajid (32) of Neelasandra and said they were arrested when they were selling brown sugar on Brigade Road and Mahatma Gandhi Road.

Arrested

The City Market Police on Wednesday arrested five persons from New Delhi when they were allegedly planning to commit a dacoity and seized lethal weapons from them.

The police arrested the accused from Ragipet Circle. The names of the arrested were given as Babu Seth (29), Akthar Ali (32), Babulal (42), Haneef (42) and Alam (25). One of their accomplices escaped, the police said.

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