1000 Kg Ganja Seized In Assam's Karimganj While Being Transported From Tripura
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
Tags: Assam, Karimganj, Ganja, narcotics, Marijuana
Thailand, First Asian Country To Legalize Marijuana For Medical Purposes Only
Thailand decriminalized marijuana growing and possession on June 9. Thailand is Asia's first country to legalize marijuana. Uruguay and Canada are the only nations that have legalized recreational marijuana on a national level so far. The government stated that it is solely pushing cannabis for medical purposes, warning people who want to smoke for pleasure can face a three-month prison sentence and a fine of 25,000 Thai baht.
Tags: Thailand, Marijuana, Asia, medical use, Prison
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
2 Arrested For Transporting 196 Kg Marijuana From Hyderabad To Gwalior In SUV
The Nagpur police's Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) has arrested two drug peddlers with 196 Kg of marijuana worth Rs 29.48 lakh, in Kalamna area of Nagpur, on April 23. The accused identified as Ashok Singh Sundaram (27) and Manish Omprakash (30), were transporting the drugs from Hyderabad to Gwalior in an SUV. After the car was intercepted, the drugs were seized, and a case has been registered against the accused.
Tags: Nagpur, Marijuana, drug peddlers, Hyderabad, Gwalior
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Delhi ASI & 5 Others Arrested For Peddling Drugs; 1,370 Kg Of Marijuana & Rs 2 Crore Seized
A team of Palwal police nabbed an Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) of police and five of his associates for peddling drugs, on March 2. The accused have been identified as Shoyeb (ASI), Asif, Mohammad, Aas Mohammad, Toufiq and Lakhpat. Reportedly, the group was escorting a truck which was delivering drugs to Mewat from Odisha. According to Pawal police, 1,370 Kg of marijuana and Rs 2 crore in cash were seized.
Tags: Delhi, Marijuana, Police, Peddling, Palwal
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Two Arrested In West Bengal; NCB Seizes 690 Kgs Marijuana
In West Bengal's Cooch Behar district two men were held with 690 kgs of marijuana from their house by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Kolkata unit. The accused has been identified as Arjun Mandal (40) and Prasanta Mandal (28). However, the drugs were seized at Cooch Behar's Meghpala village and was destined to Uttar Pradesh and Bangladesh, claims NCB. Meanwhile, further investigation in the case is underway.… read-more
Tags: Marijuana, West Bengal, NCB, Arjun Mandal, Prasanta Mandal
Hansal Mehta Demands To Legalise Marijuana Consumption In India
Filmmaker Hansal Mehta has demanded to decriminalise marijuana use in India in a tweet on October 14. He backed his claim saying marijuana consumption is already legal in many other nations. “In our country, its consumption is used more for harassment than for narcotics control,'' Mehta Tweeted. Furthermore, he said, ''A movement like the one to abolish sec 377 is necessary to end this continuing travesty.''
Tags: hansal Mehta, Marijuana, Law, Marijuana legalizing
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Police Special Team Busts Rs 40 Lakh Worth Drug Racket In Telangana
The Rachakonda Police Operations Special Team seized 320 kg of marijuana worth Rs 40 lakh from an alleged peddler, M. Raj Kumar, in Telangana's Saroornagar district. According to the police, the drug was being smuggled and transported from Andhra Pradesh to Karnataka through Hyderabad. The 28-year-old accused aimed to transport 152 sachets concealed under empty fruit trays. Besides, each kilogram was reported to be sold at Rs 10,000.
Tags: Hyderabad, Drugs, Marijuana, Special Task Force
Courtesy: Telangana Today
Mumbai: NCB Arrests Muchhad Paanwala's Co-owner For Selling Drugs
Mumbai's famous Muchhad Paanwala shop's co-owner Ramkumar Tiwari was arrested on January 11 Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for allegedly selling marijuana in his shop. Reportedly, the NCB had found around 500 grams of marijuana from the shop. The recovered marijuana is known as OG Kush, which is a strain of cannabis indica. The shop is frequently visited by many celebrities.
Tags: Marijuana, drug, Mumbai, NCB
Goa Government Likely To Legalise Cultivation Of Marijuana
BJP-ruled Goa government is likely to allow the cultivation of marijuana in the state for medicinal purposes. Announcing the decision, the state's Law Minister Nilesh Cabral stated the proposal was submitted by the health department. However, the decision that allows selling of marijuana to pharmaceutical companies as a natural drug has drawn severe criticism from the Opposition. Amarnath Panjikar, Congress spokesperson, stated that the govt… read-more
Tags: Marijuana, Goa government, Congress spokesman, Marijuana legalizing
Courtesy: DT Next
4 Arrested By Odisha Police For Selling Marijuana In Bhubaneswar
Odisha's police have arrested four people for selling marijuana in Bhubaneshwar's Jharpada Canal Road. The police have confiscated 83 kilograms of marijuana, two motorcycles, three mobile phones from the peddlers. The Commissionerate Quick Action Team along with Laxmisagar Police has arrested four accused - Sk Basir, Sagir Khan, Manir Khan and Sk Sabir immediately after a tip-off. Reportedly, all four peddlers have been aged between 25 and 27… read-more
Tags: Odisha, Bhubaneswar, Police, Ganja, Marijuana, drug peddlers, Drugs
Courtesy: Kalinga TV