80-year-old woman held for smuggling drugs

April 10th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin  


Raipur, April 10 (IANS) The Government Railway Police (GRP) Thursday arrested an 80-year-old woman in Chhattisgarh on charges of smuggling marijuana. Akun, hailing from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, was arrested from Raipur railway station while waiting for someone to hand over 7 kg of contraband, which she kept in a bag along with chocolates and biscuits.

GRP sources said the woman was arrested under section 20 of the Narcotics Act when she got down from Link Express and was taking a stroll on the platform.

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