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Haryana police seizes 100 kg cannabis leaves

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

In a major crackdown on drug peddlers, the Police Friday arrested one person and seized 100 kg leaves allegedly being smuggled in a carin district, officials said.

On a tip-off, a police team signalled a registration number to stop. On checking, the team found five bags of leaves weighing 100 kg, a of the said.

Police arrested the who was later identified as Rajesh, a resident of Basai Enclave in Gurgaon, he said.

During preliminary investigation, it was revealed that Rajesh and his accomplice were also engaged in illegal trade of liquor smuggling, he said.

"A case under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act had been registered against them in city police station, Bahadurgarh," he said.

The accused was produced before the court from where he was sent in judicial custody.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 18:00 IST