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PTI | Panaji | Updated: 08-12-2018 21:27 IST | Created: 08-12-2018 21:27 IST

A Russian couple was arrested

Saturday for allegedly cultivating cannabis inside their

rented apartment in Goa, police said.

Cannabis plants, drugs and other items worth Rs 15

lakh were seized from the couple's residential apartment

located in the beach village of Anjuna in North Goa, they

said.

Anjuna Police Inspector C L Patil said the Russian

couple, Viacheslar Terekhin and Anna Asharova (both 38), were

arrested under the Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Act.

He said the police raided their apartment after

receiving credible input about cannabis plants being grown

inside the house.

"During the raid, the police recovered cannabis

plants, ganja, LSD papers and machinery used for plantation,

all worth Rs 15 lakh," Patil added.


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