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154 kg marijuana seized, five held in Ahmedabad

According to police, a team of Special Operations Group (SOG), Ahmedabad rural, arrested Amit Vaghela (26), a resident of Chekhla village in Sanand taluka of Ahmedabad, and four from Bhilwara in Rajasthan — Deepak Somani (24), Parasmal Gujjar (25), Govind Joshi (23) and Raju Mali (32).

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad |
June 17, 2021 1:40:45 am
All accused were booked under sections of the NDPS Act.

Police seized 154 kilograms of marijuana and arrested five persons in an operation on the outskirts of Ahmedabad Tuesday.

According to police, a team of Special Operations Group (SOG), Ahmedabad rural, arrested Amit Vaghela (26), a resident of Chekhla village in Sanand taluka of Ahmedabad, and four from Bhilwara in Rajasthan — Deepak Somani (24), Parasmal Gujjar (25), Govind Joshi (23) and Raju Mali (32).

“We received a tip-off that a four-member group from Rajasthan has been smuggling marijuana into Gujarat and storing the consignment in a fodder storage facility of farmer Amit Vaghela in Chekhla village. After raid, we found 154 kilograms of ganja stored in one room in his farm along with a vehicle used for smuggling the narcotics,” said a police officer.

All accused were booked under sections of the NDPS Act.

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