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2 drug peddlers arrested, 30 kg of cannabis seized

News Agencies | Updated on: 17 July 2018, 13:51 IST

Two people, including a woman, were arrested with 30 kg of cannabis from Om Vihar Phase-1 here, a police official said today.

 The accused were identified as Pooja and Dilip Kumar Mahto, both aged 27, residents of Uttam Nagar, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka) Anto Alphonse.

A police team intercepted their motorcycle in Uttam Vihar's Om Vihar Phase-1 and arrested them, he said.

During interrogation, Pooja revealed that she has been selling cannabis for the last three years.

She was also arrested by the local police last year for selling cannabis and remained in jail for a few months.

After her release on bail, Pooja employed Mahto who used to assist her in bringing cannabis from other dealers belonging to UP, Haryana and Punjab, the DCP added.


First published: 17 July 2018, 13:51 IST