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Man sells marijuana to arrange money for sister's wedding gift, arrested

Man sells marijuana to arrange money for sisters wedding gift, arrested
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A 28yearold man who tried to sell marijuana, reportedly to save up money for gifting a luxurious jeep to his sister on her wedding, was arrested with 23 kg of the contraband in outer Delhis Baprola village, police said on Tuesday

New Delhi: A 28-year-old man who tried to sell marijuana, reportedly to save up money for gifting a luxurious jeep to his sister on her wedding, was arrested with 23 kg of the contraband in outer Delhi's Baprola village, police said on Tuesday.

The accused, Mohd Vakil, was arrested on July 14, on the basis of a tip-off, they said.

A trap was laid near Dilip Bhawan in outer Delhi's Baprola village to nab him.

After Vakil was seen driving a black Eeco van, the police stopped the vehicle using barricades, but he tried to escape from the spot, police said.

During checking of the vehicle, a sack full of marijuana was found on the front seat of the vehicle, they said.

During interrogation, he revealed that he had been indulging in drug peddling for past many years and used to take marijuana from one Roshan, a resident of Bihar, and sell it in retail to various clients.

He had been selling marijuana so that he may be able to arrange money for gifting a Jeep Compass to his younger sister on her wedding in November 2018, police said

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