Kohima, March 26 (MExN): A total of 420 kilos of contraband Marijuana (Ganja) weighting were seized by Kohima Police after intercepting two trucks laden with the ‘goods’ on two separate occasions today.
According to a press note from Sub–Divisional Police Officer & PRO, Kohima Atu Zumvü NPS, the first truck approaching Kohima from Manipur was intercepted by Kohima police personnel manning the Khuzama check gate and 12 packets of contraband Marijuana (Ganja) weighting 120 kgs were found concealed in the truck.
The driver and the handy man of the vehicle identified as Raj Sunar (21 yrs) and Anil Chettry (18 yrs) respectively were arrested and the consignment along with the vehicle seized.
In another occasion, a truck proceeding to Dimapur from Manipur laden with 30 packets of contraband Marijuana (Ganja) weighting 300 kgs was intercepted at the same gate today. The driver and the handy man identified as Santosh Sunar and Ashakho Mao respectively were arrested.
On interrogation, the duo revealed that the consignment was loaded from Senapati and was to be delivered at Dimapur, the police informed.
A criminal case under NDPS Act has been registered in both the cases at Khuzama PS against them and they were remanded into police custody for conducting further investigation.