Mahrajganj (UP): One person was arrested and charas worth Rs 8 lakhs was recovered from his possession from Parsamalik area on the Indo-Nepal Border here, Sashastra Seema Bal said on Monday.

Altaf was arrested last night during a routine checking and 3 kg of the charas kept in a bag was seized from him, they said.

The SSB is interrogating the accused and suspect him to be a carrier for the racket being operated from somewhere else.

He has been booked under the Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act.