CHENNAI: City Police on Tuesday arrested a 42-year-old man from Coimbatore for alleged possession of 6 kg ganja near Madhavaram.
Madhavaram PEW (prohibition and enforcement wing) Police had received a tip off about movement of ganja near Andhra bus stand after which a team was deployed.
Based on a specific tip off, the team intercepted a man and during enquiries he gave suspicious answers after which he was detained.
Police secured the bag in his possession and on checking it, found 6 kg of ganja.
The arrested person was identified as A Abbas of Kuniyamuthur in Coimbatore district. Police investigations revealed that he smuggled the ganja from Andhra Pradesh and planned to sell it to peddlers
He was produced before a magistrate and remanded in custody.
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