Haryana Police seized 100 kg ganja under operation crackdown

Oct 12, 2018 20:29 | Haryana

Chandigarh, Oct 12 – In a major crackdown on drug peddlers, Haryana Police under ‘operation clean’ have seized 100 kg ganja leaf worth lakh of rupees being smuggled in a car in district Jhajjar. Police also arrested one person in this connection.
          Giving this information here today, a spokesman of Police Department said that a blockade was put in place by police party near Badli check-post in Bahadurgarh area. During check-up, police team signalled a Honda city car bearing Delhi registration number coming from Jhajjar side to stop. On checking the vehicle, the police team found five bags of ganja leaf, totally weighting 100 kg, worth lakh of rupees. The police arrested the driver who was later identified as Rajesh, a resident of Basai Enclave, Gurugram.  
          During preliminary investigation, it was revealed that Rajesh and his accomplice had also been engaged in illegal trade of liquor smuggling. They used to carry illegal liquor to Bihar side and brought ganja from Orissa while coming back. A case under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act had been registered against them in city police station, Bahadurgarh.
          The accused was produced before the court from where he was sent in judicial custody. The case of narcotics smuggling is being investigated thoroughly. Anyone who is found guilty in this case, will be dealt strictly as per law.
          Meanwhile, Director General of Police, Mr B.S. Sandhu lauded the all out efforts of district police in confiscating the drugs and relentless efforts for nabbing the criminals.