147 held for peddling ganja in a week

The Chennai police in their drive against drugs during the past one week registered 92 cases, arrested 147 suspects and seized 114 kg ganja worth over Rs 11.47 lakh
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A release from the city police said apart from the contraband, two light motor vehicles, seven two-wheelers, and three mobile phones were also seized from the suspects.
During the one-week drive, among the 92 cases registered, the seizure of 20 kg ganja from a person near the vegetable market opposite Villivakkam railway station on December 6 was considered an important one by the police. 
A 21-year-old youth, identified as Madhankumar of Kolathur, has been arrested in connection with the said seizure.
In another operation, the police seized 21 kg ganja on December 8 from three Tripura natives on 200 Feet Road in Thuraipakkam. 
City police said the drive against drugs would continue in Chennai in the coming days as well.

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