Ganja worth over Rs 1 crore seized, 3 arrested

DN Bureau

Over 1,000 kg of ganja worth Rs 1.68 crore allegedly being smuggled from Andhra Pradesh to Maharashtra in a truck was seized and three people were arrested, directorate of revenue intelligence said Thursday.

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Hyderabad: Over 1,000 kg of ganja worth Rs 1.68 crore allegedly being smuggled from Andhra Pradesh to Maharashtra in a truck was seized and three people were arrested, directorate of revenue intelligence said Thursday.

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The lorry carrying the narcotic concealed under bricks was intercepted near here Wednesday by the DRI sleuths acting on a tip off, a press release said here.

The 1,121 kg of the cannabis was being smuggled from Sileru in the state to Sholapur in Maharashtra, the release said.

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The drug and the vehicle were seized under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985, it said adding that three people were arrested. (PTI)

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