3 held; 100 kg ganja seized
Suryapet police on Saturday arrested three persons and seized 100 kgs of ganja from their possession.
Nalgonda: Suryapet police on Saturday arrested three persons and seized 100 kgs of ganja from their possession.
Acting over a tip off, Suryapet Circle Inspector Mogilaiah along with his staff, conducted vehicle check up on Kodad road and stopped a Skoda car at Amma Garden on Khammam road. Three youth travelling in the car stopped the car and made a vain effort to escape from there. After checking the police found out 100 kgs of ganja, which was reportedly being transported to Maharashtra and Visakhapatnam.
The arrested were identified as Kiran, a native of Warangal and Lokesh and Akhilesh, belonging to Karimnagar.
Speaking to the media, Suryapet CI Mogilaiah said that they launched vehicle checking at Amma Gardens, over credible information about illegal transportation of ganja. Five gunny bags of ganja was found in the car and the cost is nearly Rs 5 lakh. A case was filed and investigation is on to unearth more details on illegal transportation of ganja.