Pune: 3 drug peddlers, 23 kg marijuana fall in cop internet in separate instances


In two separate instances Wednesday, the Anti Narcotics Cell of the Pune Metropolis Police arrested three individuals and seized round 23 kilogram of marijuana together with sharp weapons from the accused.

Within the first case, a workforce from the cell was engaged on the tip-off that one particular person, who goes by the identify Bob, is hiding a big stash of the contraband drug at his home positioned within the Hingne space. A raid was carried out on the home of the suspect, who was later recognized as Amit Prabhakar Kumavat (32), within the Samarth Nagar space of Hingne.

Police seized round 21 kg of marijuana value over Rs 4.2 lakh within the unlawful market, a weighing scale, small plastic baggage and rolling paper stashed in the home. Kumavat was subsequently positioned underneath arrest. A case underneath the Narcotics Medication and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act was registered in opposition to him on the Bharti Vidyapeeth police station.

Within the second case, the police zeroed down on two individuals suspiciously loitering on the Vadgaon Budruk space after they acquired a tip-off in regards to the motion of suspected peddlers within the space. The 2 individuals recognized as Sunny Bhosle (24) and Sai Kotakonda (19) had been detained and upon search, the police workforce recovered 1.6 kg of marijuana together with two sharp weapons from their possession. The police have arrested and booked the duo underneath the provisions of the NDPS Act and the Arms Act.


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