Visakhapatnam, February 9: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Visakhapatnam regional unit seized 865 Kg of cannabis from a truck near Nathayyapalem in Gajuwaka on Saturday. 4 Held with 50 Kg Cannabis After Police Chase in Noida.
The contraband was found concealed under banana stalks in the truck. Cannabis Laws Across World: List of Countries That Legalised Marijuana in 2018.
The police has registered a case and two accused have been arrested. The police is also been probing if any major drug racket is involved in the smuggling of cannabis. Goa: Police Nabs Drug Peddler, Recovers Cannabis Worth Rs 60,000.
News agency ANI tweeted the images from the seize in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
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Andhra Pradesh: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Visakhapatnam Regional Unit seized 865kg of Cannabis from a truck near Nathayyapalem in Gajuwaka, today. The contraband was found concealed under banana stalks in the truck. Case registered; two accused arrested. Probe on pic.twitter.com/9eib0BUhe7
— ANI (@ANI) February 9, 2019
Since last year, intelligence agencies and police have made a number or raids and obtained large amounts of cannabis and illegal drugs from across the country.
One of the biggest hauls came last year when the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) teamed up with Tripura police, Assam police and Border Security Force (BSF) and seized over 3878 kg of cannabis in two separate back-to-back cases in Tripura and Assam on August 1-2, 2018.
On August 1, a search operation was carried out in the premises of two people, identified as Delowair Hossain and Hussain Ali, both residents of Sepahijala District in Tripura. About 3390.69 kg of ganja (dry cannabis) packed in 85 plastic drums of different sizes was buried under the soil of the land belonging to those two people.