Police seize 5 kg ganja, arrest 6 peddlers


Kadapa Apr 4 (UNI) Police arrested a six member ganja peddlers and seized 5 kg ganja from them at Rameswaram road of Proddatur in this district.

Talking to media in Proddatur, SI Venkata Shiva Reddy said that two of the accused Sk.Ismail and Peddakka had been selling Ganja in the town for two years and the police kept a vigil on them.

When the gang kept ready 5 KG ganja to sell, the police conducted a raid and arrested them. Besides 5 Kg ganja Rs.2,500 cash was also recovered from them.

The police gave the names of other arrested drug peddlers, apart from— Sk.Ismail, Peddekka–, Obulesu, Shiva Prasad, Purnachandu and Avula Venkatayya.

Addiction to Ganja by youngsters is on the rise and warned of stern action, if anybody sells ganja, Mr Reddy said.