Category Archives: Ganja

Jajing Tapo declared dry; ganja cultivation destroyed

By | December 6, 2018

MENGIO, Dec 4: The local residents and believers of Jajing Tapo Baptist Church (JTBC) under Nyishi Baptist Church Council (NBCC) of Mengio circle in Papum Pare district declared the Jajing Tapo village as dry village. The declaration was made as a part of silver jubilee celebration of JTBC, Mengio Pastoral Range while remembering God’s faithfulness for… Read More »

Vellore prison chief head warder suspended for supplying ganja

By | November 19, 2018

VELLORE: Chief head warder of the Vellore Central Prison Selvin Devadoss has been placed under suspension for allegedly supplying ganja and mobile phones to jail inmates, after taking bribe from them. Superintendent of prisons M Andal on Friday night placed Devadoss under suspension. The superintendent directed prison officials to conduct an inquiry and submit a… Read More »

Ganja worth Rs 3L seized from Circar Express

By | November 19, 2018

Chennai: An inter-state ganja smuggling racket was busted by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel and ganja worth Rs 3 lakh, packed in sachets, seized at Chennai Central railway station on Saturday. The contraband was seized when RPF personnel were conducting checks in all compartments on Circar Express plying between Kakinada Port and Chengalpet after… Read More »

Ganja Plantation Worth Crores Destroyed In Khandhamal

By | November 19, 2018

Kandhamal: Ganja plantation worth crores have been destroyed on the fourth day of Ganja elimination operation launched by the police on November 13. In a successive raid in Phiringia, Jajeshpanga, Padipanga and Pionpada areas in the district, volumes of cannabis plants have been destroyed. The raid was conducted by the joint forces of police and… Read More »

The ganja debate

By | November 5, 2018

To legalise it or not, is an issue that ought be considered Marijuana or cannabis, traditionally called ganja, the psychoactive plant whose consumption is controlled or banned in many countries, has been at the centre of a global dialogue over legalisation in the 21st century. Over the course of the last year, there has been… Read More »

Coimbatore: Cops seize 12 kg of ganja, 2 held in Kovai

By | November 5, 2018

Under suspicion, they took a duo into custody and investigated. Coimbatore: Police have arrested two persons for stocking and selling ‘ganja’ near Chinniyampalayam in suburbs of Coimbatore on Friday night. Police said, recently a gang of seven including a woman was arrested for allegedly peddling ganja from Andhra Pradesh and around Rs 20 lakh worth of… Read More »

Drug peddler gets 20 years in jail

By | October 24, 2018

SURAT : Additional sessions judge of Bharuch district court on Monday sentenced a man to 20 years in jail for smuggling 87 kg of ganja into Bharuch under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act. Purshottam Jaina was nabbed by the Bharuch railway police with eight sacks of ganja weighing 87 kg along with… Read More »

Gutka and ganja seized, two arrested

By | October 24, 2018

CHENNAI: A 24-year-old man was arrested in Thiruvanmiyur by the Shastri Nagar police on Saturday night for possession of 100kg of gutka worth ₹30,000. Police said Purushottaman made a killing selling the banned tobacco product to local shops. Based on a tip off, they seized the gutka from his car at his house in Thiruvanmiyur.… Read More »

Three held with over 7 kg of ganja

By | October 24, 2018

The ganja concealed in various sealed packets were transported for supplying to various dealers in the hilly region of the district. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kattakada police on Saturday nabbed three youths allegedly in connection with a seizure of over 7 kg of ganja near Kattakada. The arrested are Jaffer, 32 and Pushparaj, 22 of Kallara and Ameer,… Read More »