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3 women arrested with 50 kg cannabis in Thane

PTI
Published : May 31, 2018, 1:09 pm IST
Updated : May 31, 2018, 1:09 pm IST

Acting on tip-off, police kept watch near Kalyan railway station and nabbed three women, all hailing from Odisha.

The 50 kg of cannabis is estimated to be worth around Rs 7.46 lakh. (Photo: Pixabay/Representational)
 The 50 kg of cannabis is estimated to be worth around Rs 7.46 lakh. (Photo: Pixabay/Representational)

Thane: The Thane police's Crime Branch seized over 50 kg of cannabis estimated to be worth around Rs 7.46 lakh and arrested three women in this connection, an official said on May 31.

Acting on a tip-off, the police kept a watch near the Kalyan railway station and nabbed the three women, all hailing from Odisha, when they came there with the narcotic on May 29, senior police inspector Jairaj Ranavare said.

 

Around 50 kg of the contraband was seized from their possession, he said.

Those arrested were identified as Junnu Navrasingh Dakwa (45), Sarojini Swine (31) and Babbi Reddy (35). Offences were registered against them under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, the official said.

The police was trying to find out from where the women got the cannabis and to whom they intended to sell it, he added.

Tags: cannabis, narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances (ndps) act
Location: India, Maharashtra, Thane (Thana)