Cannabis worth around Rs 30 lakh seized in Visakhapatnam, 2 held

DN Bureau

Two persons were arrested by the Visakhapatnam Rural Police at Garikabanda check post in Gangaraju Madugula for possessing a huge quantity of cannabis.

cannabis seized by Visakhapatnam Rural Police at Garikabanda check post
cannabis seized by Visakhapatnam Rural Police at Garikabanda check post

Visakhapatnam: Two persons were arrested by the Visakhapatnam Rural Police at Garikabanda check post in Gangaraju Madugula here for possessing a huge quantity of cannabis.

Also Read: NCB seizes over 1,000 kg cannabis, truck driver held

Police said they stopped a truck for conducting searches on Saturday. After investigation, the police found and seized 580 kg of cannabis from it.

The estimated market value of the cannabis is Rs 30 lakh, police said.

Also Read: Cannabis worth around Rs 1.6 crore seized in Hyderabad, 3 arrested

Last week, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) had seized 1121.5 kilograms of cannabis at Panthangi toll plaza in Bhuvanagiri district. The value of seized cannabis was around Rs 1.6 crore. (ANI)

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