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Four held with over 22 kg cannabis in Noida

News Agencies | Updated on: 1 November 2018, 12:30 IST

Four suspected drug traffickers were arrested and over 22 kilograms of cannabis allegedly seized from their possession in separate incidents in Noida, police said on Wednesday.

Dheeraj Singh, a local, and Vijay Kumar, who hails from Bihar, were arrested in Sector 22 with 15.85 kilograms of cannabis, the police said.

During interrogation, they told the police that they would procure the cannabis from Odisha and sell it in Noida, a police official said.

In the other instance, two persons, including a woman, were arrested from Sector 39 police station area and seven kilograms of cannabis was recovered from their possession, the police said.

Accused Ramkaran and Suneeta were arrested from Salarpur village and cash worth Rs 6,000 was also seized from them, they added.

A case has been registered against the four accused at respective police stations under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985, the police said.


First published: 1 November 2018, 12:30 IST