AP: 2 held for smuggling 190 kg cannabis

Visakhapatnam (AP), Jul 16: Two persons were today arrested for allegedly smuggling 190 kg of dry cannabis in an ambulance here, excise officials said.

Accused M Venkatraju and G Adinarayana were apprehended by officials of the Prohibition and Excise department while they were transporting the contraband in an ambulance belonging to a primary healthcare centre, Narsipatnam Excise Inspector BVG Raju said. 


The cannabis was procured from remote areas under Chintapalle village, he said. A case under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act was registered, Raju said.


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