The arrested persons along with the recovered items
The arrested persons along with the recovered items|EastMojo Image
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Nagaland police recover ganja worth approx Rs 15 lakh; 2 held

The highway patrol team of Kohima police intercepted a truck and recovered 260 kg of contraband ganja on Saturday morning

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Kohima: Nagaland police on Saturday recovered 260 kg of contraband ganja worth approximately Rs 15 lakh in Kohima. Two persons were arrested in this regard under the NDPS Act.

The DEF PRO Kohima police informed that around 3:00 am on Saturday, the highway patrol team of Kohima Police while on a routine patrolling along the NH-29 intercepted a truck.

On thorough search of the truck bearing the registration no UP-21CN-0657, 260 kg of contraband ganja worth approximately Rs 15 lakh was recovered.

The diver along with the other occupant were arrested for illegal transportation of contraband ganja. The arrested persons were identified as Md Sgalin (32), son of Rosil Ahmed, Vill/PO/PS- Hashanpur, Dist.-Amruha (UP) and Sophen (20), son of Yaku Ilai, Vill/PO/PS- Hashanpur, Dist.-Amruha (UP).

A case has been registered at Sechü (Zubza) PS for further investigation. The vehicle along with the seized contraband ganja were handed to the police station.

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