Police seize seven quintals of marijuana from village in Jharkhand

28 March 2017, 11:20 PM
Seven quintals of marijuana seized from village in Jharkhand (Representative Image)
Seven quintals of marijuana seized from village in Jharkhand (Representative Image)

Seven quintals of ganja were seized during a raid by police at a village in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on Tuesday and four persons were arrested in connection with it.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team arrested one per with 2.5 kg of the narcotic, said Superintendent of Police Anish Gupta.       

Based on information got from the man during interrogation, Gupta said the police team conducted a raid at Baralagura village and recovered seven quintals of ganja from the houses of three other persons, who were also arrested.

The ganja seized from the village is valued at aboutRs 25 lakh. The SP said the accused had illegally planted poppy and stored the narcotic to sell it at Chaibasa and adjoining areas. 

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First Published: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:55 PM
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