Dehradun: Uttarakhand Police have arrested a person, suspected to be involved in smuggling of banned aphrodisiac herb, with cash Rs 20 lakh in Clement town area at Dehradun.
Trilok Singh, a resident of Chamoli district, was held last evening following a tip-off, police said, adding, he had already delivered the consignment.
During interrogation, Singh told the police that he was involved in the smuggling of ‘Yartsa Gambu’, a banned aphrodisiac herb which was in high demand in China and other Asian countries.
Police are now trying to trace those who have received the drug consignment.
‘Yartsa Gambu’ is a herb found in high-altitude areas of Uttarakhand. However, its extraction and trade by common people is banned.
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