Vijayawada

210 kg ganja seized, two arrested

Contraband worth ₹10 lakh being smuggled to Maharashtra

Sleuths of the Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF) seized 210 kg of ganja, worth about ₹10.50 lakh, and arrested two persons in this connection.

The contraband was being smuggled from Visakhapatnam to Maharashtra, said Police Commissioner B. Srinivasulu.

On a tip-off, CTF Additional DCP K.V. Srinivas Rao and his team intercepted a van and seized the contraband concealed under activated carbon powder (coal chips). The arrested were Yogesh Mahajan and Samadhan Pitamber from Maharashtra. Investigation is under progress.

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