Acting swiftly on the tip received the Anti-Narcotics Cell of Nagpur Crime Branch nabbed four drug peddlers and seized 98 kg of ganja worth Rs 15 lakh in two separate incidents.
In the first incident, the Anti-Narcotics Cell of Crime Branch on June 7 received a tip that two men named Sunil Malvi and Sohel Khan were transporting ganja in a Swift Dzire car from Chhindwara. Cops set a trap near Remedia Hospital on Faras Koradi Road and stopped the Swift Dzire car (MP-28/CA 2387) and rounded up Sohel Khan Shamim Khan (22), native of Ward No. 26, Jhilpura, Chhindwara, and Sunil Basant Malvi (31), resident of Ward No. 20, Jhilpura, Chhindwara.
Upon inspection, Police found two bags hidden in the backside of the car with 35 kg of ganja. Upon The enquiry, it was said that the ganja was given to the two accused by Naresh alias Pappu Jagdishprasad Shrivastav, resident of Om Nagar, Bharatwada.
An offence was registered and the 35 kg ganja worth Rs 12.50 lakh and the car were seized.
In another incident the Anti-Narcotics Cell received information that a man named Ajit Singh was transporting ganja in a Chevrolet car (UP-76/M 3071) through Dhargaon Shivar Flyover on Nagpur Outer Ring Road. The squad while inspection found 63 kg ganja worth Rs 9.40 lakh in two bags kept in the dicky of the car. Meanwhile Cops has seized the ganja and the car worth Rs 14.48 lakh and arrested two accused Ajit Singh Rakesh Singh (29), native of Sector 16, JJ Colony, Noida (UP) and Dilipkumar Shaha Bahadurshaha (35), native of Ward No. 7, District Sirsa, Bihar.