Karimnagar: Karimnagar police busted a banned anti-weed pesticide circulation gang and detained three of its members on Sunday, and seized 200 litres of the pesticide estimated to cost Rs one lakh.
Based on reliable information, task force and Karimnagar three town police conducted raids on Vasavi transport in Naka chowk, Karimnagar town on Sunday. They found 200 litres of banned anti-weed pest that was ready for transportation.
Besides seizing banned pesticide, three persons including Dumpa Sadashivam of Mancheiral, Gunukul Sunil, Gajwel of Siddipet district and Bangari Karthik of Karimnagar were taken into custody. Two others were absconding.
On interrogation, they informed that two persons Erukala Vedaprakash of Mattewada, Warangal and Srinivas of Karimangar were supplying banned pesticide to different places through Vasavi transport.
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