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Sangareddy: 992 kg ganja seized, 4 smugglers held

Published: 6th Dec 2021 9:31 pm

Sangareddy: Sadasivapet Police in Sangareddy district seized a huge quantity of 992 kg of ganja while it was being transported in a lorry on NH-65 near Sadasivapet on Monday.

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The police led by Inspector Santosh Kumar also seized a lorry, an SUV, Rs 75,000 cash and four smartphones from the four accused who were transporting the ganja from Rajamundry in Andhra Pradesh to Aurangabad. The accused were identified as Altaf Ahmed, Abdul Rehaman, Sheik Ameen and Mushtaq Ahmed, all from Maharashtra.

Producing the four accused before the media at Sadasivapet police station, Sangareddy Superintendent of Police M Ramana Kumar said the four accused were smuggling the ganja under the directions of one Mohammad Feroz, a native of Malegaon in Maharashtra. While Altaf, driving the SUV in front of the lorry to alert the lorry driver Abdul Rehman in case of police presence on the way. The remaining two accused were also travelling in the SUV.

Ramana Kumar appreciated the police team for seizing such a huge quantity of contraband from the smugglers. He said that the police team would be rewarded soon. DSP A Balaji and others were present.

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