This Article is From Feb 07, 2019

Marijuana Worth 1-Crore Seized In Tamil Nadu, Sri Lankan Citizen Arrested

On Tuesday night, 10 kg ganja was seized near Uchipuli in Rameswaram. Police arrested a Sri Lankan national in connection with the seizure.

Marijuana Worth 1-Crore Seized In Tamil Nadu, Sri Lankan Citizen Arrested

Police said they seized 196 kg of 'Kerala Marijuana' from the area. (FILE PHOTO)

Rameswaram:

Marijuana worth Rupees one crore, intended to be smuggled to Sri Lanka, was seized on Wednesday at a beach in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram, police said. The marijuana was supposed to be exchanged for gold.

Police arrested a retired Tahsildhar for allegedly helping the smuggling of the marijuana from the Athiaman beach. He allegedly owns a garden where he hoards marijuana that he smuggles.

Police said they seized 196 kg of 'Kerala Marijuana' from the area. 

On Tuesday night, 10 kg ganja was seized near Uchipuli in Rameswaram.

Police arrested a Sri Lankan national in connection with the seizure.