City police arrest two with 12kg marijuana

  • | Wednesday | 13th December, 2023

Nashik: Two people have been arrested by the Nashik city police on charge of possessing 12 kg of marijuana (ganja). The suspect duo were arrested on Monday. Police officer Vishal Deore from the crime branch unit 1 had received information from sources that someone was transporting marijuana in a car on the Adgaon-Mhasrul road, a police officer said.The information was passed on to senior police inspector Vijay Dhamal.A team was immediately formed and dispatched to the spot, the officer added.Upon checking the vehicle the police team found 12kg of marijuana kept in a plastic bag. The car driver has been identified as Rahul Raj Pawar. The police team have seized the marijuana, three cellphones and the car used by the suspect — all worth Rs 6.30 lakh. During interrogation Pawar said he had bought the stuff from Sarjerao Gaikwad who was a resident of Hirawadi in Panchavati. Later, Gaikwad was also arrested, the police officer said.The Mhasrul police have registered a case under various sections of the NDPS Act against the suspects.We also published the following articles recentlySwiss police arrest suspected gunman after 2 killedSwiss police arrest suspected gunman in Sion shooting; two people killed and one injured. The 36-year-old man was found in the St-Leonard area after a massive police operation. The victims include a 34-year-old woman who was harassed by the shooter and a 41-year-old man who was his former manager. A 49-year-old secretary was also injured. The shooter knew his victims. The Wallis public prosecutors office has launched a murder investigation.Amritsar Police bust arms and drug rackets, five arrestedAmritsar police make significant seizures, recover 13 pistols, 24 magazines, 3kg of heroin, Rs 9 lakh in cash, and two cars. Arrests of five individuals made in connection with these cases. First case involves Amritpal Singh, 28-year-old resident of Bhullar village, apprehended for international arms smuggling. Second case involves Vikramjit Singh, Rashpal Singh, Gaurav, and Sahil Kumar, all residents of Amritsar, arrested for heroin possession and drug money.

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