Punjab police on September 11, claimed to have unearthed an inter-state weapons supply gang with the arrest of three of its members. The police said that the gang was busted after the teams nabbed a suspect on September 4, near Lalheri village, who was identified as Vishal Kumar, and recovered a pistol of 315 bore and 10 grams of heroin from his possession.
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In Hyderabad, the LB Nagar police arrested one Sai Revanth Varma for cultivating 'Ganja' on his terrace. The accused was apprehended by the SOT after they discovered cannabis trees being cultivated at his home. After the initial interrogation, Sai Revanth Varma confessed to bringing the ganja seeds from AP. He further said that… read-more
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In Assam’s Karimganj district, police seized 504 grams of heroin and arrested one person in connection to it on September 24. Reportedly, the operation was fueled by secret information. According to the police, the drugs were packed in 43 soap cases, and were seized near toll gate. Earlier on September 22, 1,483 Kg of ganja packed in 270 packets from a vehicle in Assam’s Kokrajhar district.
The Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) of the Mumbai crime branch seized 266 kg ganja hidden in two cars, confirmed police on August 10. As per sources, two people identified as Ashwin Kumar Ashok Sharma (32) and Raju Ramesh Lohar (24), both residents of Thane, were carrying ganja worth Rs 80 lakh. They were arrested from Airoli, hane, following which a case was registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
The Kerala Narcotic Cell conducted a raid at a rented residency near Venjaramooduand and seized over 200 kg of ganja. They arrested a 39-year-old man identified as Kishore, the residence of the house. The raid was carried out by Deputy SP of Narcotic Cell, after receiving a tip-off received by the Thiruvananthapuram Rural Superintendent of Police (SP.) The police registered a case under the relevant section and launched an investigation.… read-more
In Assam's Karbi Anglong district, police seized 477 Kg ganga from a truck, on July 17. The incident occurred in the Bokajan town, and driver Ram Chandra Yadav (57), was arrested. Upon receiving a piece of confidential information, the security forces set up a temporary check post at Khakrajan area. Reportedly, the truck which was intercepted, was coming from Dimapur side of Nagaland.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on the Solapur-Pune highway, seized 54 kilograms of high-grade ganja, police informed on July 1. The police also arrested two drug peddlers from the scene. Reportedly, the seized contraband worth Rs 85 lakh, was sourced from Odisha's Ganjam, and was destined to be distributed in Mumbai, Surat and other adjoining areas. The duo also confessed to have supplied the contraband in the region multiple times.
In Assam's Karimganj district, along the Assam-Tripura borders police seized 1000 kg of ganja from two dumper trucks in the Churaibari area. Reportedly, the trucks which were coming from Tripura were stopped and checked by the police. While checking a secret chamber was found. While the driver of the second truck fled the spot, one driver has been arrested. A case is registered and further details are awaited
The Odisha Special Task Force seized approximately 1,010 kg of ganja in Bhubaneswar on June 4. The crew stopped a truck near Tamando on the National Highway and seized more than ten quintals of illicit drugs. One person, Rajesh Singh, has been detained in association with the narcotics bust. The cargo was discovered hidden within a secret chamber of the truck. A complaint has been filed, and investigation is ongoing.
In Odisha's Jharsugda station, the police arrested two people with 25 kg ganja, confirmed on June 2. The banned drugs were seized under the 'Operation Narcos', with the help of a police sniffer dog, who detected ganja in accused's luggage. After a massive search of the luggage, the ganja worth Rs 1.25 lakh was recovered. Notably, the arrested accused are from Arwal district of Bihar and Kandhamal district of Odisha.