Rs 2-crore contraband seized from truck in Thane

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NCB sleuths intercepted a truck bearing Jammu and Kashmir registration number near the Mumbra toll naka. After a detailed inspection, they recovered around 50kg of the contraband worth Rs 2 crore concealed under a false cavity of the truck, he said. Three persons travelling in the truck were arrested. They were identified as Kurshid Ahmed (the truck driver), Peter Fernandez and Mohammed Asif.

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