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Goa: Police nabs drug peddler, recovers cannabis worth Rs 60,000

ANI | Updated: Dec 10, 2018 03:52 IST

Calangute (Goa) [India], Dec 10 (ANI): The Goa Police have arrested a 21-year-old drug-peddler during a narcotics raid at Calangute on the intervening night of Saturday-Sunday.
Furthermore, the police confiscated cannabis worth Rs 60,000 in the international market from the possession of the accused, identified as Elias, a native of Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal.
Jivba Dalvi, Police Inspector (PI) of Calangute Police Station, said that the police had received information through reliable sources that the accused would come to Calangute along with some drugs for delivery to prospective customers.
Subsequently, a team was formed consisting of Police Sub Inspector (PSI) Prajit Mandrekar and other staff to nab the accused. The sleuths were allegedly dressed in plain clothes waiting for Elias, and soon after the latter arrived, he was rounded up and detained.
The accused was brought to the police station and an offence under section 20(b) (ii)(A) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) Act was registered. (ANI)