Ganja worth 21 lakh seized in Balaghat

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Jan 2017 12:32:36

Our Correspondent,


Jan 10,

In a major breakthrough, combined team of district police and Cyber Cell succeeded in seizing a major narcotics consignment of 206 kilograms of Ganja amounting to Rs 21 lakh in the international market and arrested two accused. The narcotic consignment was being transported from Odisha towards district Sagar in a 407 truck.

The accused have been identified as Ramkumar Sharma (32), son of Ramcharan, a resident of village Bicchua in Devri, district Sagar and Laxminarayan Gupta (45), son of Jamunaprasad Gupta, a resident of Bazar Ward Devri in district Sagar.

Inspector General of Police (Balaghat), G. Janardan informed this while addressing a press conference.
It may be mentioned that under the direction of Inspector General of Police, G. Janardan, police started a rigorous campaign against trade and consumption of narcotic substances under the supervision of Superintendent of Police, Balaghat, Amit Sanghi and Additional Superintendent of Police, Akash Bhuria.

IG, G. Janardan informed that during the campaign police received information about the transportation of a major consignment of Ganja in a mini truck from Orissa towards Sagar. Taking a serious note on the information, police started search of vehicles and succeeded in identifying the suspected 407 truck registration number MP-20GA-5288 in village Rajegaon. Alert cops managed to stop the truck and found a major consignment of Ganja weighted at a round 206-kilograms amounting to Rs. 21 lakhs in the international market. Police have arrested the truck driver and conductor involved in illegal transportation of narcotic substance.Balaghat police have registered a case under sections 8, 20 of NDPS Act while further investigations are underway to identify and apprehend the other persons working in the network of narcotics trade.

working of police team comprised of Sub Inspector, Kuldeep Rajput, Sub Inspector, Satyendra Singh Rajput, Cyber Cell, in-charge, Sub Inspector, Tarun Kureel, Head Constables, Tejlal Dhuvari, Arun Bisen, Ankush Tiwari, Shivprasad Pancheshwar and Ritendra Nagpure and others. On the achievement, Inspector General of Police, G. Janardan congratulated the team and declared cash rewards for members of police team.
The narcotic consignment was successfully seized with active