449 kg marijuana seized in Delhi, one arrested

Delhi police on Monday recovered a huge haul of 449 kilograms of marijuana from a truck on GT Karnal Road and arrested one person in connection with it.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Published:June 22, 2015 9:13 pm

Delhi police on Monday recovered a huge haul of 449 kilograms of marijuana from a truck on GT Karnal Road and arrested one person in connection with it.

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The truck was intercepted by a PCR van this morning, following a tip-off that some people were carrying illegal drugs in a truck bearing Punjab registration number, said DCP (Control Room) R K Singh.

Police arrested one Surjit Singh, a resident of Gurdaspur in Punjab, while his two accomplices managed to flee from the spot, he said.

Nine bags containing 449 kg of marijuana were recovered from the truck. The accused and the truck were handed over to the local police of Mahindra Park Police Station.

A case under Sections 20/61/85 of NDPS Act has been registered by the police, he said.

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