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Marijuna seized under operation in Manipal1 min read

September 7, 2019 1 min read

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Manipal: The Udupi District Police arrested two people at Shivalli on grounds of possession and distribution of marijuana, on September 5.

The accused were identified as Bamcharam Mitra and Mukul Mahanta, both aged 58, from West Bengal. Following a tip, the investigative operation began with the arrests of the accused, at Kukkunje’s Late Raghuram Shetty Memorial bus stand. This was ensued with the seizing of possessions from their place of residence in Shivalli.

Items worth Rs 59,000 were seized, of which 2.526 kg of marijuana amounted to Rs 40,000. Other seized items included a mobile handset worth Rs 5,000, weights worth Rs 300 and Rs 3700 in cash.

 

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