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Police bust another marijuana plantation in Goa

Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Police busted a marijuana plantation run by a Russian couple in Siolim village in North Goa, while also raiding a makeshift laboratory where the drug was being processed, an official said on Saturday.

LSD, a popular party drug was also seized by the police during the raid.

“We have arrested Viacheslar Terekhin and Anna Asharova, both Russian nationals aged 38,” police Inspector C.L. Patil told reporters here.

The total cost of the drugs seized, he said, was Rs 15 lakh in the international market.

Last month, the police had busted another drug laboratory operated by an Austrian national in North Goa, seizing drugs worth Rs 1 crore.

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