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Ganja smuggling worth lakhs in Tikrapara, men and women arrested

Raipur. Under the campaign against drug abuse, Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh has given necessary directions to all the police gazetted officers and station in-charges of Raipur Police to trace the drug dealers and take action and curb it in-charge. On which information is being collected about the drug dealers by the team of all the police gazetted officers and station in-charges by putting informers, patrolling and collecting information.

In this connection, on 10.07.2024, Tikrapara Police Station received information that under the jurisdiction of Police Station Tikrapara, R.D.A. On the information of the informer, Additional Superintendent of Police West Daulat Ram Porte, City Superintendent of Police Purani Basti Rajesh Devangan, and Police Station Incharge Tikrapara Inspector Durgesh Raote were directed to verify the information and catch the accused red handed with ganja after finding out a woman and a man near Sector 5 near Kaushalya Mata Vihar office carrying ganja in a white sack.

On which, under the direction of senior officers, Tikrapara Police Station team went to the said place and identified and caught a woman and a man as per the information given by the informer. During interrogation, the man told his name to be Ashok Nahak, father Ramesh Nahak, age 35 years, resident of village Kharia, near Jagannath temple, police station Bherampur, district Ganjam, Odisha and the woman told her name to be Pratima Nahak, husband Ashok Nahak, age 30 years, resident of village Kharia, near Jagannath temple, Bherampur, district Ganjam, Odisha. On searching the white plastic bag kept with him by the team members, ganja was found in the bag. On which the team members arrested both the accused and seized 8.800 kg ganja worth about 80,000/- from their possession and crime number 545/24 has been registered against the accused in Tikrapara police station under section 20B of Narcotics Act and NDPS Act.

Arrested accused-

  1. Ashok Nahak father Ramesh Nahak age 35 years resident of village Kharia near Jagannath temple police station Bherampur district Ganjam Odisha.
  2. Pratima Nahak husband Ashok Nahak age 30 years resident of village Kharia near Jagannath temple Bherampur district Ganjam Odisha.

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