Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) Police in Jaipur seized marijuana (ganja) worth Rs 1 crore weighing around 600 kgs and arrested two persons involved in smuggling of drugs in the state on Thursday.
According to Additional Director General of Police B.L. Soni: “The sealed packets of marijuana weighed around 600 kgs. Those arrested have been identified as Kripal Sigh who is a resident of Churu and Omprakash Cheepa, resident of Purani Basti, Jaipur.”
The joint action was undertaken by the Crime Branch and Mansarowar police team.
The marijuana was to be sent to Odisha and was stored in a house, said Soni, adding that police acted on a tip that packets (pudiya) of ganja were being supplied to students and youths in schools and colleges.
Police were keeping an eye on all activities in and around the area and raided the house after getting vital information.