According to Chandrayangutta Inspector Prasad Verma, Mohammed Azar Ali (36) of Chandrayangutta GM Colony, Mohammad Mazar Ali (32) of the same area, Mohammad Firoz (40) of Yakutpura and Sheikh Ashraf Pasha (24) of Shamshabad were arrested while carrying ganja. to be done. Chandrayangutta police raided on the basis of credible information, police have seized four quintals of ganja in eight sacks and three other accused are absconding, who are being searched. Chandrayangutta police is probing the matter.
Earlier, a large quantity of marijuana was seized by the Bangalore NCB officials after alerting the concerned authorities in Hyderabad. Authorities had seized ganja worth Rs 21 crore at the Outer Ring Road toll plaza in Hyderabad five days ago. Apart from this, two inter-state smugglers were arrested on Tuesday on Gangavaram Road in Inkolu and two vehicles including 300 kg of ganja worth Rs 24 lakh were seized. Went. Prakasam SP Malika Garg said that the department is keeping a close watch on smuggling, transport and sale of narcotics in the district.
He told that the vehicles were searched on Gangavaram Road along with the Tehsildar in-charge of Inkolu. During checking, the police noticed that Ashok Leyland Auto was carrying 150 packets of ganja of two kg each under the guise of a cot and mattress with registration number TS29TA7005. Police arrested two gang members and seized vehicles, ganja and other property while three others managed to escape. The SP said that the cost of 300 kg of ganja is Rs 24 lakh and said that the search is on for the absconding criminals. He lauded Inkolu CI P Subbarao, SI NC Prasad, J Panguluri, SI M Srinivasa Rao, Head Constable Nagaraju, Koteswara Rao, Vasantrao, Koteswara Rao, Constable Harishchandra Naik, Balachandra, Raju and Home Guard Anjibabu, Engireddy and presented the awards.