A 58-year-old man was
arrested after 11 kg of charas (cannabis resin) was seized
from him here in Maharashtra, police said Sunday.
Acting on a tip-off, the anti-extortion cell of Thane
Kalyan town here on Saturday evening, police spokesperson
Sukhada Narkar said in a release.
A search of his bag led to the recovery of nearly 11
kg of charas, worth around Rs 22 lakh, she said.
apparently got the contraband from Nepal, Narkar said.
A probe was underway to ascertain as to whom he was
planning to sell the contraband, she said, adding that the
accused was booked under relevant provisions of the Narcotic
Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
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