Updated on: Sunday, December 19, 2021, 08:46 AM IST

Thane: Two arrested with Ambergris worth Rs 1 crore at Ghodbunder Road

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Police have arrested two persons with Ambergris, commonly known as whale vomit, worth Rs 1 crore on Ghodbunder Road in Thane district of Maharashtra, informed local police on Saturday.

"Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Sushant Behera (32), a property agent from Cuttack district of Odisha and Manoj Sharma (40), a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Friday evening," said a police official.

A case has been registered against both the people at Kasarvadavali police station under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.

Ambergris or whale vomit is used in making perfumes.

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Published on: Sunday, December 19, 2021, 08:46 AM IST