For apparently carrying smack worth Rs 40 lakh in Sonauli zone along the Indo-Nepal fringe here, a man was captured.
Yesterday evening Gayan Chand Shahni was captured amid a daily checking by the fringe guarding power Sashstra Seema Bal.
150 gm of smack worth Rs 40 lakh was recuperated from him, SSB Inspector Ramesh Kumar said.
He has been booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, he included.
SSB watches the 1,751 km long permeable Indo-Nepal border.
Uttar Pradesh shares a 599.3 km long open outskirt with Nepal touching seven areas – Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Bahraich, Sravasti, Balrampur, Sidhharthnagar and Maharajganj.