Lucknow: Two men were arrested with marijuana worth Rs.1 crore in Varanasi on Wednesday, police said.

Pramod Kumar and Ram Shankar, both in their mid-30s, were arrested near Aasapur railway crossing in Varanasi, 250 km from here.

“The two men were working for a Nepal-based drug peddling gang for the last four years,” police Inspector Shiv Singh said, adding that counterfeit currency notes of Rs.70,000 were also recovered from their possession. — IANS