Ganja worth Rs 83 lakh seized in Hyderabad, eight held | Hyderabad News

January 10, 2021 0 By boss

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HYDERABAD: Eight persons allegedly involved in transporting 650 kgs of ganja, worth Rs 83.60 lakh, was nabbed by Rachakonda police at Hayathnagar on Saturday.
Rachakonda police said P Nagesh, M Hari, R Venkata Kishore Reddy, G Kannama Naidu, Ganji Teja, M Chakravarthy, G Appal Reddy and P Shivaji were arrested while the receiver of the contraband, Karthik Rathod, is at large.
Nagesh, prime accused in the case, was previously involved in illegal transportation of ganja and a case was pending against him.
Nagesh hatched a plan with other accused to earn easy money by directing them to visit Visakha Agency in Andhra Pradesh and purchase ganja. The accused had bought ganja for Rs 3,000 per kg and later they planned to sell it for Rs 10,000 per kg.
Officials said Nagesh and his associates tried to transport ganja to Zaheerabad from where it was supposed to reach adjoining states.
Police said they seized 300 packets of ganja, while it was being transported in a van. Police said the value of the seized ganja was Rs 83.60 lakh.

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