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Andhra Pradesh: Police seizes 675 kg of cannabis

The police seized 675 kg of cannabis that was allegedly being transported in a lorry from Andhra Pradesh to Odisha. While searching the vehicle, the police found a huge amount of cannabis that was apparently stored in a hidden cabin.

ANI | Vizianagram (Andhra Pradesh ) | Updated: 17-09-2020 04:50 IST | Created: 17-09-2020 04:50 IST
Andhra Pradesh:  Police seizes 675 kg of cannabis
The police found a huge amount of cannabis that was apparently stored in a hidden cabin. (Photo: ANI). Image Credit: ANI

The police seized 675 kg of cannabis that was allegedly being transported in a lorry from Andhra Pradesh to Odisha. While searching the vehicle, the police found a huge amount of cannabis that was apparently stored in a hidden cabin.

Speaking to ANI, Ch Lakshmana Rao Parvatipuram Circle Inspector, said, "The road was blocked due to rain, which led to a traffic jam at Kodupam bridge. Our police personnel were clearing the traffic when they found a lorry on the road. After checking it, we found the vehicle in an abandoned condition. They took it to the police station."

"Later while checking, we found a hidden cabin in which 675 KG of cannabis was stored. The lorry had West Bengal number plate on it. The probe is on and we will catch the culprits soon," he added. (ANI)


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