The arrested, Kasle Venkatesh and Kasle Subhash were transporting the substance to Hyderabad on the instruction of an accused Prashanth.
The accused traders were Birudu Ramesh, a native of Bopparam village in Nennel mandal and Durgam Venkatesh, a resident of Mala Gurijala village in Bellampalli mandal.
As many 840 kg of jaggery and 1,080 kg of ammonium chloride worth Rs 3.64 lakh were seized from their possession
Parvatipuram Police seized cannabis which was hidden in a vehicle recovery van on Sunday.
As many as 485 quintals of rice, two trucks, three mobile phones and cash amount of Rs 20,000 were recovered
The value of the seized property is assessed to be Rs 3 lakh.
It was during routine checking that the passenger was caught smuggling six gold biscuits weighing about 1867.600 grams concealed in his luggage.
The searches which are primarily spread across West Bengal pertain to a new case registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
The searches were conducted at the residences of five accused -- Mohamed Aslam, Abdul Latheef, Nazarudheen Sha, Ramzan P and Muhammed Mansoor.
Sivasankar, arrested by the agency on October 28, was earlier sent to seven day custody of the ED.
The passenger, who arrived on a flight from Riyadh, had allegedly concealed the gold bars, worth Rs.12.22 lakh, in specially designed pockets of his jeans, officials said, adding that the passenger was detained for questioning.
Officials booked a case of smuggling of gold against the passenger who arrived by flight IX 1948 from Dubai.
The case, which is currently being probed by the Enforcement Directorate, the National Investigation Agency and the Customs Department, pertains to the smuggling of gold in the state through diplomatic channels.
City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar said the nine member gang was smuggling gutkha into the city from Bidar in the neighbouring Karnataka.
The three were found to have allowed a van shipping teak timber by conniving with the smugglers belonging to Maharashtra during Covid-19 lockdown.
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