Telangana alerts DGPs on ganja-laced chocolates from MP, UP

A smuggler from Odisha was arrested with 60 kg of ganja worth Rs 15 lakh, intended for sale in Delhi.
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HYDERABAD : The Telangana Anti-Narcotics Bureau (TGNAB) has issued alerts to the Director Generals of Police (DGPs) of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh regarding the manufacture and sale of ganja-laced chocolates by companies based in their states.

TGNAB Director Sandeep Shandilya said that seven units have been identified as producing and distributing these illicit products.

Consumed by students

Speaking to TNIE, Shandilya said these ganja chocolates enter Telangana through courier services and are being illegally sold in local Kirana stores and cigarette shops. The alert follows investigations across the city tri-commissioners and the state, uncovering a pattern where the chocolates are ordered online or via phone from companies in MP and UP. The consumers observed in these cases are students and labourers. “The request letters sent to the DGPs inquire whether the local police are aware of the illegal sale of these ganja chocolates, which are not authorised for sale,” stated Shandilya.

Authorities have intensified surveillance and are collaborating closely with law enforcement agencies in MP and UP to dismantle the supply chain of these illicit chocolates. Further investigations are underway to apprehend individuals involved in the manufacturing, distribution, and sale of these banned substances.

Smuggler from Odisha held with 60 kg of ganja

A 34-year-old interstate smuggler from Odisha was apprehended by the RPF on Wednesday for possession of 60 kg dry ganja, estimatedly worth Rs 15 lakh. The accused, Dilip Kumar Nayak, was transporting the drugs from Gajapati district to Delhi to sell at inflated rates.

On Tuesday, Nayak had purchased the drugs concealed in six bags from one Tapon in Gajapati. The duo then brought the bags to Ichapuram railway station. From there, Nayak transported the bags in the general coach of Visakha Express to Secunderabad.

There, he was supposed to hand over the bags to one Bijay on Wednesday, but the GRP staff along with the RPF were conducting surprise checks and apprehended Nayak. The other two accused, Tapon and Bijay, are currently absconding.

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