Gurgaon Police arrest two, recover 64 kg of marijuana

Police arrested two people and confiscated 64 kilograms of marijuana (ganja) from their possession.

On June 25, Police said Inspector Ajay Malik, SHO Bilaspur Police Station, had received a tip-off that a truck carrying 64kg (380g) of the drug was on its way to Delhi from Maharashtra and was going to pass.

Preet Pal, the ACP crime, said that based on the information, the police had set up a roadblock near the old toll plaza in Bilaspur and the truck had been stopped for checking.

“During examination, it was found that the ganja was hidden under a stack of paper rolls. More than 64 kilograms (380 grams) of ganja were confiscated and the perpetrators were apprehended.

The accused were identified, the truck driver, Mohamed Zaher, and his partner, Alka. Police said the drugs were being transported from Pune to Delhi.

“During interrogation, the defendants said that they provided a drug shipment on one previous occasion. The defendants were brought before the court and placed in police custody for one day. We ask them about the drug suppliers and try to ascertain the full relationship of the people involved in drug smuggling.

Police said the FIR against the accused under the NDPS Act has been registered at Bilaspur Police Station.

(The writer is a trainee at The Indian Express)

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