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Police detain 10 ganja peddlers in Mancherial

Police detain 10 ganja peddlers in MancherialDCP Rakshitha K Murthy giving counselling to youth addicted to ganja at Singareni Guest House in Mandamarri town on Friday
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The police have detained 10 smugglers and seized 4.5 kilos of banned ganja in two different cases on Friday.

Mancherial: The police have detained 10 smugglers and seized 4.5 kilos of banned ganja in two different cases on Friday. They gave counselling to 39 youth, who were addicted to ganja, before their parents at Singareni guest house in Mandamarri town of Mancherial district. Deputy Commissioner of Police Rakshitha K Murthy was present.

Acting on a tip off, Mandamarri and Ramakrishnapur police arrested 10 ganja peddlers in two different cases.

Mandamarri police detained four persons at Burgudem stage and seized 2 kg ganja from them. The arrested were identified as MD Salman, resident of Mancherial town; Gorla Sai Charan, resident of Chintapanduwada of Mancherial; Shaik Azeez, resident of Tilak Nagar of Mancherial; and Elaveni Shyam Babu, resident of Mandmarri area. The accused will make ganja packets of 20 grams each and sell them for Rs 200 to Rs 300 each to labourers and students discreetly.

In the second case, Ramakrishanpur police had arrested six persons for selling ganja at Shivaji Nagar area and seized 2.5 kg ganja from them. The arrested were identified as Erugula Nagaraju, Brahmanapalli Rakesh and Mandal Vinay, all residents of Ramakrishanpur, were addicted to ganja and purchased it from Tarun Sarkar, Khaleem and Ashok.

Mandamarri SI Shiva Kumar, Ramakrishnapur SI Ravi Prasad, Devapur SI Devanna, Shivakasipet SI Bhaskar, Mandamarri staff Sampath, Premkumar, Tirupathi Reddy, Nageshwar Rao, Raja Goud and others were present.

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