70-yr-old woman held with charas

A 70-year-old woman was arrested by the Pydhonie police on Monday for allegedly possessing 40 grams of hashish (charas) worth Rs 4,000.

Written by Express News Service | Published: March 28, 2012 3:07:06 am

A 70-year-old woman was arrested by the Pydhonie police on Monday for allegedly possessing 40 grams of hashish (charas) worth Rs 4,000. The woman,identified as Saima Shaikh,was arrested from her house on Sharif Devji Street in the area.

Police said they had received information that Shaikh had charas in her possession. “According to the information we received,we went to Shaikh’s house and found the contraband. She was arrested immediately,” an officer from Pydhonie police said. The officer said Shaikh was booked under various sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,1985.

Shaikh was produced in a court on Tuesday and let off on bail.

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