Three people were arrested and 315 kg of cannabis worth Rs. 30 Lakh was seized, as informed by the police official.The name of the three local are Dharmender Yadav (30),Naveen Mishra(44) and Rahul Behera(22) had acquired contraband from Odhisha and sold them in Delhi-NCR,this was also admitted by them.
The cannabis were patched in 23 bags and were hidden as goods in the trucks, police said.
The arrest of the accused was held after the information was received that members of an inter state gang are involved in smuggling cannabis and will be seen bear the Indraprastha Park on the Ring Road to make an extensive delivery, as reported by the Deputy commissioner of Police ( Crime) Bhishan Singh. The gang operates in Alukul, Dhankanaal, Brahmapur areas near Andhra Pradesh – Odisha border and the Cannabis are then sold here in DELHI-NCR.
During interrogation the truck driver of the truck carrying the Cannabis, disclosed that it belonged to Mishra and Behra.