The man was carrying a bag containing ganja weighing 1.5 kg.

An old man was arrested for possessing ganja at Karumathur near here on Wednesday.

According to the police, K. Ayyakannu (83) of Karisalpatti near Karumathur was waiting at Kottaiyur junction around 10.30 a.m. when Chekkanoorani police intercepted him following a tipoff.

The man was carrying a bag containing ganja weighing 1.5 kg.

The police arrested him and seized the ganja.

A case of was registered by Chekkanoorani police and the drug peddler was remanded in judicial custody.

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