November 25, 2020

SSB nabs two people from Bihar with 2 jars of snake venom worth Rs 70 Cr

The SSB along with Customs sleuths have arrested two people from Bihar carrying two jars of snake venom worth Rs 70 crore, according to SSB Commandant of 41st Battalion,Ranidanga. He said following inputs the SSB laid traps between Batasi and Panitani along the Indo-Nepal border and arrested the two while they were fleeing ona motorbike last evening. The arrested persons have been identified as Vijay Kumar Arya of Purnea and Md Nausad Alam of Araria in Bihar. The seizure of venom and arrest was made two days after Cobra venom, smuggled from Bangladesh, worth Rs 3 crore, was seized from an impoverished carrier in Gangarampur area.

Courtesy: UNI

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