63-year-old woman arrested with cannabis in Rajkot

A 63-year-old woman was arrested with cannabis here in Gujarat early this morning, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, the Special Operation Group (SOG) of the police intercepted the woman who was moving in a suspicious manner in the Jungleshwar area, they said.

On searching her, 1.3 kg of cannabis worth Rs 7,380 was found from her possession, the police said, adding the woman was identified as Amina Sunna.

"We have seized the drug and arrested the woman under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act," said SOG police inspector S N Gaddu.

This is the second time in as many days that cannabis was seized in the Saurashtra region of which Rajkot district is a part.

Yesterday, the police had arrested two persons and seized 9.5 kg of cannabis worth of Rs 57,000 from them in the Morbi city of the region.

"The two were coming to Morbi from Rajkot in an auto- rickshaw. We had a tip off that they were carrying cannabis. We intercepted their vehicle near the Shanala Road area in the Morbi city and recovered the drug from them," said Morbi SOG inspector S N Sati.

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