September 24, 2020 4:36:59 am
The Surat Crime Branch detained three persons late Tuesday and seized 564.510 kilograms of marijuana worth Rs 56.45 lakh and the truck in which the contraband was being ferried.
Acting on a tip off, crime branch officials had stopped a truck on Puna Saroli road in Surat on Tuesday evening. The officials questioned the three persons in the truck, including the driver, and found that they were returning to Surat from Aska district in Odisha. Upon inspection of the truck, ganja packed in 15 gunny bags was found hidden in cabinets behind the driver’s cabin.
The contraband weighed…