Maha: 1,878 kg ganja worth Rs 3.75cr seized in Pune, 6 arrested

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Pune, Jul 16 (PTI) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence's Pune unit has seized 1,878 kilograms of ganja worth Rs 3.75 crore in the illicit market from a truck, leading to the arrest of six people, an official said on Friday.

The operation was conducted on the Solapur-Pune highway on Thursday following a tip off, he said.

'Ganja was packed in 40 bags kept amid jackfruit and pineapple pieces in the truck. A car was escorting the truck. The contraband had come from Andhra Pradesh and was destined for a place in Pune,' the DRI official said.

He identified the arrested accused as Vilas Pawar, Abhishek Ghawte, Vinod Rathod, Raju Gondhwe, Shriniwas Pawar and Dharamaraj Shinde. PTI SPK BNM BNM BNM

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