The online marijuana smuggling racket busted by the district police of Bhind in Madhya Pradesh is getting bigger.
Traders' body CAIT said it has approached the NCB seeking a probe into the alleged use of e-commerce major Amazon's platform for sourcing marijuana.
While the accumulated cost of the seized items is estimated to be around Rs 2 crore, the cops also seized three vehicles and other items used for the smuggling.
Amazon India said it is currently investigating an issue, wherein its platform was allegedly used to source marijuana.
The ganja consignment was sourced from Visakhapatnam using the Amazon platform.
Widely available marijuana once drew thousands of hippies to Nepal, where its use was not only accepted but embedded in both the culture and religion.
The Navanagar police also extorted money from the accused and left them.
On Thursday, October 7, 2021, the Kirlampudi police seized 122.7 kg ganja, which was concealed in boxes containing photo frames of gods.
The Chief Secretary also directed to identify the land records of private persons on whose land hemp is cultivated and initiate proceedings against them stringently as per provisions of NDPS Act.
The worth of the seized contraband is estimated to be around Rs 1 crore.
Richardson, who won the 100 meters at the U.S. trials last month, didn’t travel to Japan for the Tokyo Games after being caught smoking marijuana.
1,005 kgs of ganja worth Rs 2.01 crores were allegedly being smuggled from a forest area near Sileru to Madhya Pradesh.
The 21-year-old sprinter will not compete at the Tokyo Games after testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana after her victory in the 100-meter finals at the Olympic trials last month.
Shortly after she won the Olympic trials in Oregon last month, she tested positive for chemicals found in marijuana.
The state Liquor and Cannabis Board has already allowed breweries, wineries and restaurants to offer free drinks in exchange for proof of vaccination.