BJP MP’s son, 2 others held with heroin

Mandla: Three persons including BJP Rajya Sabha MP Sampatiya Uike’s son, Satendra were arrested from Mandla in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday for allegedly possessing heroin, police said.

All three were arrested while police during an inspection seized 41 packets of heroin containing total 3.380 grams of heroin from them. Apart from Satendra the other two have been identified as Shahrukh and Abhishek.

17 packets of heroin were seized from Satendra while 10 packets were recovered from Shahrukh and the rest from Abhishek, police said.

RRS Parihar, SP, said, “Total seizure of 3.380 grams of heroin has been done. On Wednesday driver of one white Honda Brio car sped his vehicle on seeing the police following which we gave chase and on checking the car we recovered the drug.”

A case under relevant sections has been registered against the accused and further investigation is underway.