5,000 kg ganja worth Rs 3 cr seized in Visakhapatnam
The Narsipatnam Town Police seized huge quantity of ganja which is being smuggled at Nellimetta village near Narsipatnam.
Visakhapatnam: The Narsipatnam Town Police seized huge quantity of ganja which is being smuggled at Nellimetta village near Narsipatnam.
The ganja was packed in gunny bags and kept under animal feed bags and being transported from Malkangiri of Odisha to Tuni of East Godavari district.
As a part of the regular vehicle checks, the police stopped the fully loaded lorry and inquired about the material in the lorry.
On suspect, the police unloaded the entire bags and found about 5,000 kgs of ganja worth of about Rs.3 crore.
The police caught D Santhosh, Kundan Goud and Rajumanji of Odisha, who are travelling in the vehicle.
This is for the first time in the past one year that such a big quantum of ganja being caught.
Narsipatnam Town police station inspector S Lakshmana Rao investigating the case.