Maharashtra: Two individuals have been arrested for owning 626 kilograms of marijuana worth Rs 1.36 crore on the intervening night of December 18-19 at police checkpoint Vijapur highway, informed Solapur police.
About the incident in Maharashtra:
Speaking to media person Harish Baijal, Solapur senior police official stated, “Two cars were going from Karnataka to Satara via Solapur. Solapur Police had put up a checkpoint on the Vijapur highway, seeing the blockade, the drivers of both the cars left their cars on the road and started running away. Police took vehicles under their custody and also arrested both the drivers. On inspection of their cars, we found more than 20 sacks of marijuana in the cars.”
A case has been filed in the Solapur Police Station under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. Meanwhile, police are trying to find out the city in Karnataka from where the accused initiated their journey. Besides, the vehicles of the accused are seized by the police officials.
The Maharashtra Police are digging into the matter and more details are awaited.