Bettiah (Bihar): Three persons, including two women, were arrested with 18 kg contraband charas during a special drive today in Muffasil and Nautan police stations in Bihar's West Champaran district.

"Acting on a tip-off, police teams raided different places in the areas of the two police stations and arrested the smugglers of contraband charas," Deputy Superintendent of Police (Headquarters) N K Singh said.

A total of 18 kg charas concealed in packets were seized from them, he said.

The value of the seized charas was estimated to be Rs two crore in the international market.

(Agencies)

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