Friday, 16th April 2021

Lankan Citizen Arrested with marijuana worth 1-Crore in Tamil Nadu

Colombo (PTI): Marijuana worth 1 cr , intended to be smuggled into Sri Lanka, was seized on Wednesday at a beach in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram, local police reported. The marijuana was supposed to be exchanged for gold.

Police arrested a retired Tahsildhar for allegedly helping the smuggling of the marijuana from the Athiaman beach. He allegedly owns a garden where he hoards marijuana that he smuggles.

Police said they seized 196 kg of ‘Kerala Marijuana’ from the area.

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