Police invoked PD act on Inter- state ganja peddler
Rachakonda Police invoked PD act against on Inter- state ganja peddling gang member Maloth Vinod hailed from Suryapet Dist of Telangana, Accused formed a gang with his brother Nunavath Jagan is doing clandestine business of Ganja from Vishakapatnam, five of gang members started clandestine business of peddling of “Ganja” from Darakonda of Vishakapatnam area to Hyderabad and other states of the country.
In due course of peddling Ganja, during October, 2019 he was caught by Bhadrachalam Police for the charges of Ganja peddling in car of PS Bhadrachalam Town of Kothagudem Dist. Even though, he could not mend his attitude and continued to indulge in similar activities
The Special Operations Team (SOT), Rachakonda along with Abdullapurmet Police, upon receiving credible information about ganja peddling in two cars, laid a trap and nabbed (07) persons including this offender in June 2020 at ORR, Abdullapurmet. Police seized (81) Kgs ganja worth Rs 30 Lakhs, Rs 1,45,000/- cash.
As such, with a view to prevent him from committing such illegal activities and to preserve Public health Mahesh M. Bhagwat Commissioner of Police, Rachakonda invoked PD Act against him on October 2020. But, since then he was absconding to avoid Police apprehension. On Wednesday police detained him at central prision , Cherlapally.