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Andhra Pradesh: Two arrested with 767 kg cannabis in Visakhapatnam

ANI | August 23, 2019 10:30 AM
Cannabis worth around Rs 1 crore seized from a truck in rural Visakhapatnam. (Photo/ANI)

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Two persons were arrested and 767 kg cannabis worth around Rs 1 crore was seized from a truck in Narsipatnam area of rural Visakhapatnam on Thursday by officials of the Andhra Pradesh Prohibition and Excise Department.

"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.

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. (ANI)

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