Drug Peddling Gang Busted, Three People Arrested in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad, Feb 21 (Hydnow):  A three-member drug peddling gang operating from Odisha was busted and arrested by the bachupally police in Nizampet on Wednesday.  Officials seized about 6.5 kgs of marijuana worth Rs. 2.1 lakh from them. 

The arrested persons are identified as Rohith Macha (19) from Odisha, B.Durga Prasad (21) from Kukatpally, and P.Omesh (24), from Yapral. 

Omesh was previously arrested by the Kukatpally police in a similar case in 2022.

According to the police, the gang procured marijuana at a low rate from drug peddlers in Odisha smuggled it into the city, and sold it to youth, students and daily wage workers in Nizampet and surroundings. 

Following a tip-off, the gang was arrested and the contraband substance was seized. (Hydnow) 

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