Five persons including a BJP leader were arrested in Trichy district of Tamil Nadu in a case of drug trafficking on August 11. The accused were allegedly smuggling opium through Prasad bottles, used in temples, to make it hard for police to identify the opium drug.
Police have seized 1.800 kg opium worth of 10 lakh rupees from them. The OCIU (Integrated Crime Prevention) directed that all those involved in the case be arrested.
Police had received a tip-off that the opium was being smuggled in a car in...