Ghazipur (UP): Three persons were arrested and 1.25 kg heroin worth Rs 1.25 crore in the international market was recovered from their possession in Dildarnagar police station area here, police said on Monday.

During a vehicle checking drive last night, about 40 kms from the district headquarters, police stopped a car and recovered the heroin.

The three arrested have been identified as Arun Rai, Madhusudan Yadav and Pramod Kushwaha, police said, adding that Rai had been arrested in 2008 also on similar charges.



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