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Two person arrested for smuggling Marijuana in Vedaranyam

Acting on a tip-off, a police team intercepted a four-wheeler carrying the narcotic substance near a checkpoint at Periyakuthagai coastal village during the early hours and found 192-kg of ganja in several bundles.


PTI Last Updated at 04-08-2018 14:55:11 IST India
Two person arrested for smuggling Marijuana in Vedaranyam
  • The value of the seized drug would be ascertained only after examination by the Narcotics Intelligence Bureau, police said. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Ganja weighing around 192 kg, meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka, was seized today near Vedaranyamin the district and two persons arrested in this connection, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team intercepted a four-wheeler carrying the narcotic substance near a checkpoint at Periyakuthagai coastal village during the early hours and found 192-kg of ganja in several bundles.

The driver of the vehicle, Rameshkumar and a Sri Lankan national identified as Sakthivel (40) were arrested, they said. Preliminary investigations revealed that the drug bundles were meant to be transported illegally to Sri Lanka by sea.

The value of the seized drug would be ascertained only after examination by the Narcotics Intelligence Bureau, police said.

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