Nigerian held with 24 kg dry ganja

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Nigerian held with 24 kg dry ganja

Visakhapatnam, Apr 30 (PTI) A Nigerian national was arrested for allegedly possessing 24 kg dry ganja worth Rs 96,000, police said today.

Acting on a tip-off, the sleuths of City Task Force (CTF) apprehended the accused Charles Chuks (40), while he was trying to smuggle the dry ganja last night, said Assistant Commissioner of Police (CTF) I Chittibabu.

We arrested Chuks and seized 24 kg dry ganja worth Rs 96,000 from his possession, he said.

As per primary investigations, the accused had visited Vizag over five times and had smuggled the contraband to Hyderabad, Nagpur, Delhi and Chennai in the past few months, he said, adding a probe was on.

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