5 people have been arrested for transporting ganja in Vizag. The police arrested the smugglers in two separate incidents in the city.

The smugglers were arrested in two incidents in the city. While one group of three are residents of Telangana, two others are smugglers across the state. Identified as Rahul Kumar and Pappu Kumar from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, respectively, the duo of accused were attacked across the state at the Maruthi Lodge near Allipuram. 12 kg of ganja was seized from them.

In a recent incident, Vizag police led by ACP A Trinadha Rao seized 22kgs of ganja during a raid conducted at DLO Junction in Vizag. The police arrested the three accused when they were trying to bring the banned weed to Telangana. Identified as Vamsi Krishna from Kottagudem, SK Mohamood Irfan from Hyderabad and Abdul Samad from Munuguru, the trio were arrested.

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Earlier this month, Vizag city police also arrested three men, including two minors, in two cases of possession of ganja. 28 kg of ganja was seized from them. The City Task Force is conducting regular patrols across the city to prevent smuggling of ganja in and around Vizag. Strict action is being taken against the smugglers, and major raids are being conducted in the city.

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