1,120 kg of 'bhang' seized from factory unit in UP's Fatehpur, absconding owner booked

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Fatehpur (UP), Jan 5 (PTI) A joint team of the police and excise officials recovered 1,120 kg of 'bhang' from a closed factory in Aung police station area here and booked the owner, police said on Tuesday.

SHO of Aung police station Keshav Verma said one Khaliq has a factory in Chaudagra industrial area, which was lying closed for a long time.

Acting on a tip-off that 'bhang' has been stored there illegally, a joint team of the police and excise officials raided the factory on Monday and recovered 1,120 kg of 'bhang'.

He added that on the complaint of Excise Inspector Lakshmishankar Bajpai, a case has been registered against the factory owner, who is absconding. PTI CORR NAV HDA