Ganja worth Rs 22 lakh seized in Arunachal's Naharlagun, 1 arrested
Itanagar, Jun 27: Ganja worth Rs 22 lakh was sized in Naharlagun town in Arunachal Pradesh, police said on Monday. Following the interrogation of a woman arrested on June 24, a house was raided in Lekhi village on Sunday night and 12 bags of ganja weighing 195.67 kg were seized, they said.
The owner of the house was arrested in connection with the seizure, they added. The seized drugs were brought from Mengio in Papum Pare district, said Superintendent of Police of Itanagar Jimmy Chiram.
In the last few days, total 721 kg of ganja has been seized by the police, he said. Acting on a tip-off, police on June 24 seized ganja worth over Rs 50 lakh from a house in Naharlagun and arrested the woman.
The woman was also arrested in July last year in a drugs-related case, and was out on bail, police said. All efforts are being made to clean the state capital from the drug menace, Chiram said.