New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Three people have been arrested for possessing 150 kg marijuana valued at Rs.15 lakh in the international market, police said on Tuesday.
Vijay Kumar Jha, 23, Guddu Kumar Jha, 24, and Bijay Ghosh, 28, brought the contraband in a car from Cuttack in Odisha to supply it in Delhi, the police said.
The trio, belonging to an interstate gang, was arrested near the Vijay Ghat bus stand on the Ring Road ndear the Red Fort in Delhi on Monday night.
“Five white plastic bags were found inside the car they were travelling in. On checking, ganja (marijuana) weighing 150 kg was seized. Efforts are on to find out about the supplier from Odisha,” Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Ravindra Yadav said.
Vijay and Guddu are from Bihar while Bijay belongs to West Bengal.