Some of the customers were said to be procuring the drugs for use during Friendship Day celebrations on Sunday.
Eluru police also recover 80 kg ganja from car near toll plaza, arrest passenger
During the inquiry, he revealed that he had a network of 15 people, primarily youngsters, in the city.
Imagine you walk into a cafe and order a ‘ganja milkshake’ and some momos and spring rolls that are made of ganja as the main ingredient.
Kishore used to sell the contraband to small dealers in rural areas and the city, say police
Congratulating the officials for their efforts in controlling the flow of Non-Duty Paid Liquor into the State, he wanted them to focus on the sporadic instances of illicit distillation of arrack.
Sources said Chikiti and Ganjam blocks are the worst affected in sea erosion and the sitution becomes alarming during rains.
Besides, eight men attempting to smuggle 41.2 litres of liquor were nabbed, and the liquor was seized.
Around 13 tons of marijuana were confiscated in 553 cases by various district police falling under the Bilaspur range during the fortnight-long campaign ‘Nashe Se Azadi Pakhwada’.
Last month, the STF had recommended for attachment of the property worth around `5.50 crore of drug peddler Rajanikant Patnaik and his relatives of Khajapalli in Khalikote block.
A special team of the Chennai police destroyed 1,300 kg of ganja and 30 gm of heroin seized in 68 cases.
On receipt of intelligence inputs about involvement of a couple in supplying narcotics in the Capital Complex region, a special team raided a house in Gollonallah on Friday.
Prasanna Kumar was arrested and 2 kg of ganja was seized from him.
At Narketpally, police intercepted two vehicles with five persons. On searching the vehicles, the officials found 30 packets of ganja in one vehicle and 20 packets in the second vehicle.
Police said that the accused, after completing his Intermediate, failed to find a job and took up drug peddling to earn easy money.
Under NDPS Act, nine cases involving total of 69 accused have been registered in Kochi
The regional met office also issued heavy rainfall warning for one or two places in Ganjam, Kandhamal and Mayurbhanj districts on June 20.
The arrest was led by Excise Assistant Commissioner S Vinod Kumar.
Police said that taking advantage of the absence of CCTV cameras and security guards at the mobile towers, Aditya stole the batteries with help of his brother Satya.
Social activist K Krishnamoorthy said that street lights do not function often on Mettupalayam Road as construction of a flyover near GN Mills area is underway.