Three held for smuggling ganja, 110 kg drug seized

Hyderabad: On a tip-off, the SOT sleuths of Malkajgiri Zone, Rachakonda and Hayathnagar police nabbed three persons for illegally transporting ganja in a Breeza Car from Chinthapally agency area of Visakhapatnam district to Hyderabad for selling the same to the agents at Hyderabad.

The police apprehended the accused at Pedda Amberpet ORR under Hayathnagar police limits and seized 110 kg of Ganja worth Rs 17 lakh kept in a Breeze Car. The sleuths also seized three mobile phones from their possession.

The accused were identified as Gaddameedi Ravinder alias Ravi, 53, of PJR Nagar, Yellamma Banda, KPHB Colony a native of Girnibhavi village under Duggondi Mandal of Warangal District; Lotha Thammi Naidu alias Naidu, 24, carpenter of Pedda Gadda village under Chinthapally Mandal of Visakhapatnam district; and Anupoju Sai Shiva Kumar, 22, car driver of Ravulapalem village in East Godavari district. However, another accused Srinu of Annavaram of East Godavari Dist was absconding.

Acting on a tip-off, the sleuths intercepted the Breeza Car near ORR at Pedda Amberpet and apprehended them. (NSS)