Pune Customs dept seizes 165 Kg Ganja

Pune, July 18, 2019 : Based on an information regarding trafficking of Narcotics Drugs, officers of Customs Narcotics Cell kept surveillance near Dombarwadi Toll Naka Alephata Tal. Junnar Distt. Pune located on Ahmednagar Kalyan Highway on 17.07.2019 and intercepted one Innova car bearing registration No MH-05-DQ-1214.

Search of the said vehicle resulted in recovery of 165 Kgs of Ganja packed in 7 Plastic Bags. Two persons found the said vehicle namely Shri Ankush Bheemrao Pandule r/o of Ashti Distt. Reed, and Nitin Piraji Ambekar r/o Ulhasnagar Distt. Thane, found in the offending vehicle & have confessed to the crime of procurement & transportation of Ganja for sale in Badlapur Mumbai. They have been arrested and produced before Hon’ble NDPS Court Khed Distt Pune.

The contraband Ganja in the aforesaid case valued at Rs 31. Lakhs, alongwith the aforesaid vehicles valued at Rs. 22 Lakhs (Total Its. 53 Lakhs) have all been seized under panchnama for contravention of the provisions of NDPS Act 1985. Based on the inputs revealed by the two accused persons during investigation, regarding supplier and the receiver of the seized Ganja is being probed into by Pune Customs officers.

The mandate of the Customs Preventive is to nab the economic offenders involved in the evasion of Customs duty, and Criminals engaged in the activity of trafficking of Narcotics Drugs & Psychotropic substances. Persons interested in providing genuine information on evasion of Customs duty / trafficking of drugs may contact the concern officers on Phone Nos. 020 26051804 / 020 26051848. Genuine information parted will be rewarded as per government norms and condition.