Warangal: The Task Force sleuths in association in a joint operation with the police stations concerned arrested 24 youngsters for their alleged involvement in selling or smoking ganja under Warangal police commissionerate limits on Sunday.
They seized a total of 755 grams of dry ganja worth Rs 7500 from their possession. While eight people were arrested under Subedari PS limits, four people were arrested under Kazipet PS limits and 12 people were arrested under Hanamkonda PS limits, according to a press note released on Monday by Task Force incharge officer Vaibhav Gaikwad.
All the accused were handed over to the concerned police for further action. The accused belonged to 17 to 23 age groups. Some of them are students.
Meanwhile, the police conducted counselling for the family members of the ganja smokers of 24 people at the Task Force office on Sunday evening. ACP, Task Force, Gaikwad, explained the health hazards and socio-economic problems to be faced by them if they do not prevent their children from consuming ganja.