Dakshina Kannada district police uncover huge network of inter-State marijuana smugglers


Team Udayavani, Aug 11, 2020, 9:15 PM IST

Bantwal: A police raid busted a marijuana smuggling network on Tuesday, August 11. In the raid, the police caught three smugglers while they were moving the packages worth Rs 17.5 lakhs at Patrodi near Kedil village in the taluk here.

At about 6:30 in the morning, police inspectors, sub-inspectors and other staff from the Puttur Town Police Station raided the spot. They caught a pickup and a car carrying approximately 175 kilograms of marijuana.

The three smugglers apprehended by the police have been identified as Manjeshwar Durmakkad resident Ibrahim alias Arshad (26), Kanyan village resident Khalandar Shafi (26) and Hosangadi resident Mohammed Shafiq (31).

A case has been registered against the trio under Section 8(C) read with 20(b)(ii)C of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

The three already have cases registered against them at Manjeshwar police station, Kumbla police station, Vitla police station, Kavuru police station on charges of smuggling and attempted murder.

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