Twenty-five kg ganja seized; 1 held in Thane

Published: Jul 12, 2019, 7:38 am IST
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The Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) of the Thane city police has seized 25.500 kgs marijuana (ganga) valued at Rs 4 lakh from a Karnataka resident.

Sr. PI Vijay Powar said while patrolling near Kalsekar hospital here on Thursday, police found a man roaming around in a suspicious manner and nabbed him. Upon search, they found a bag containing 10.50

kgs of Ganja with him.

Later, a search was carried out at his house in Karnataka where 15 kgs of the contraband was seized .

The arrested accused, Prakash Pawar (27) is a rickshaw driver, police said.

An offense is registered under sections 80,20(B) NDPS act of 1985 with the Mumbra police.

Further investigation was on, Mr Powar said.