4 held for bid to smuggle ganja to Lanka

Four persons were on Thursday arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle ganja to Sri Lanka, police said.

Last Updated: Aug 15, 2013, 19:46 PM IST

Ramanathapuram (TN): Four persons were on Thursday arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle ganja to Sri Lanka, police said.
The four, travelling in a car, were arrested by the police for carrying seven kg of ganja during a routine vehicle check near the coastal town of Tirupullani.
During interrogation, the four said they purchased the narcotic stuff from a person in Usilampatti in Madurai district for Rs 2 lakh and were planning to take it to Sri Lanka.

They were produced before a court which remanded them to judicial custody.

PTI