Latest News

Hyderabad: DRI seizes 900kg ganja

eTelangana.org | Published: 11th July 2019 | Posted Date: Thursday 11th July 2019 05:45 PM

The saplings were loaded into the lorry at a nursery, and the saplings of the strong-smelling guava were especially chosen to mask the smell of ganja. 

Hyderabad: A consignment of 900 kg of ganja which was being smuggled to Maharashtra from Bhadrachalam, was intercepted by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence on Tuesday. Two persons have been taken into custody for questioning, while a search is on for the main accused.

Acting on a tip, the sleuths of DRI, Hyderabad zone, had camped on the Karimnagar-Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Rahadari.

They stopped and searched a lorry in which two persons were present. The sleuths found saplings of coconut and guava in the lorry initially. But a deeper search led them to several packets of ganja concealed between the saplings.

Sources close to the DRI said that the consignment was destined for Maharashtra. The saplings were loaded into the lorry at a nursery, and the saplings of the strong-smelling guava were especially chosen to mask the smell of ganja.

“Several packets of ganja were concealed between the coconut and guava saplings. The exact source and destination are yet to be identified,” a DRI official said.

“Two persons including the lorry driver were taken into custody by the officials for questioning, to find the details of the sender and receiver of the consignment. On weighing, the total contraband was found to be over 900 kg,” said an official.

 

Courtesy: https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/110719/hyderabad-dri-seizes-900kg-ganja.html

 

Dharmapuri Arvind calls K Chandrasekhar Rao a lightweight CM

Taking jab at Mr Rao, Mr Arvind asked why he was trying to rush the municipal polls if he isn’t intimidated by the BJP or Mr Modi.

Adilabad: Cotton farmers stare at bleak future, wait for help

Cultivation done on 8L acres in Old Adilabad and 3L acres in new district.

Azharuddin to contest for Hyderabad Cricket Association's president post

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the HCA, which would be held on July 21, is expected to deliberate the issue.

KT Rama Rao credits K Chandrasekhar Rao for water supply

Rao said the CM has succeeded in completing the Project because he emerged as a leader from the mass movement.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation rescues two kittens from a well

The DRF personnel entered the well and took the kitten out with the help of a rope.

There will never be any shortage: Water Board

Monsoon inflows had begun at Yellampally and it would also get water from its own catchment area.

Hyderabad: ACB to probe ESI medicine purchase scam

The ACB is likely to probe the role of at least half a dozen officials including ESI director Devika Rani in the alleged swindle of Rs 200 crore.

Hyderabad: Chief Justice rues no one pointed to crucial legal provision

He said it was unethical for the court to issue orders without considering Section 6.

Hyderabad: New Municipal Bill gets Cabinet nod

Entails integration of databases and penalty for officials.

2018 saw fall in H-1B visas for Indians

A new law lifting the per-country cap is before the US Senate and India is hoping that the number allotted to it will then increase.

Telangana HC tells Errum Manzil is on heritage buildings list

The case was adjourned to July 22 for submissions from the Telangana government on the petitions.

Hyderabad shooter Esha shoots silver at Jr World Cup in Suhl

Meanwhile, Anish Bhanwala claimed the gold medal in 25m rapid fire pistol category.

comments powered by Disqus