Ganja worth Rs 4 lakh seized; one arrested

By | July 16, 2019

Thane: The Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) seized ganja worth more than Rs 4 lakh from a man from Karnataka, an official said Friday. Sleuths of the ANC of the Thane police arrested a man, Prakash Pawar (27), here on July 3 and recovered 10.5 kgs of ganja valued at Rs 1.70 lakh from him, senior police inspector Vijay Powar said.

The police later searched his home at Bidar town in adjoining Karnataka and Thursday seized another 15 kgs of ganja valued at Rs 2.40 lakh, he said. Value of the total ganja seizure stood at Rs 4.10 lakh, the police officer said. Pawar, an autorickshaw driver, has been booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, he said, adding further probe was on. More