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500 kg cannabis seized in Mumbai, three held

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

In the "biggest ever" seizure of in the city, the Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) of police today seized 500 kgs of the banned substance worth around Rs one crore from three persons, an said.

According to a police official, the trio was arrested after the seizure.

"The was seized on the Eastern Express Highway between Kanjurmarg-Vikhroli service road by the Azad Maidan unit of ANC," Shivdeep Lande, of Police (ANC) said.

Three members of an inter-state gang, hailing either from or Jalgaon, were arrested in this connection, he said.

The drugs was being brought into in a pick-up jeep, he said.

"The seized is worth around Rs one crore in the international market and this is the biggest ever seizure of cannabis made by police," he said.

A probe is on.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 15:45 IST