Senior citizen among three held for peddling ganja

The City Crime Branch (CCB) police on Wednesday raided a house in Mandi Mohalla and seized 2.4 kg of ganja worth Rs 1.20 lakh. Three persons including a senior citizen were arrested in this regard.

According to Commissioner of Police B Dayananda, the police arrested three persons on the charges of possessing and selling the contraband in the house. The arrested are: Irfan Pasha (22) Syed Rahmat (24) and Mustaq Ahmed (60) all residents of Mandi Mohalla. The case has been referred to Mandi police for further investigation.

Illicit liquor seized

In another case, the CCB policemen seized illicit liquor worth Rs 40,000, that was being transported by a two-wheeler near Vijayanagar third stage, Outer Ring Road junction.

The suspect, identified as Shekar, aged 34 years, is a resident of Janata Nagar. He managed to give a slip to the policemen, while the latter succeeded in seizing the motorbike. Upon inspection, it was found that 264 tetra packs of liquor of 180 ML each were stored in a plastic cover. A case has been registered.

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