10 drug peddlers arrested with 12 kg cannabis, fire arm and knives

Ten alleged drug peddlers were arrested and 12 kg of psychotropic substance recovered from their possession today, as the police launched a crackdown to check sales of cannabis in the city, officials said.

Around 12 kg psychotropic substance was confiscated from 10 persons within 24 hours during the raids conducted at several places by the police teams from Vijay Nagar, Loni and Indirapuram stations, a senior official said.

The police are constantly conducting raids to check illicit drugs sales here, Superintendent of Police (City) Akash Tomar said.

During the raid by the Loni border police team, a stolen bike, a country-made pistol with two live cartridges and two knives were also recovered, he said.

Ten persons have been arrested and all of them have confessed their involvement in sales of cannabis, the SP said, adding they have been charged under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and sent to jail.


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