Two arrested with 767 kg cannabis in Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh

VISAKHAPATNAM: Two persons were arrested by officials of the Andhra Pradesh Prohibition and Excise Department on Thursday.

As per the report, 767 kg cannabis worth around Rs 1 crore was seized from a truck in Narsipatnam area of rural Visakhapatnam.

"Acting on reliable information, the officials stopped a truck and found 767 kg cannabis from its vehicle. The smuggler and the driver were taken into custody," Inspector Bahadur said.

According to the report, the cannabis, estimated to be worth around Rs 1 crore, was being transported from Visakhapatnam to Odisha.

In another case, a medical practitioner was arrested and 108 kg cannabis confiscated from his house in the district


With inputs from ANI

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