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Ganja seized in Ariyalur district

265 kg of ganja seized

Around 265 kilograms of ganja that was being smuggled in a car was seized by the police in Ariyalur district on Thursday. The police also confiscated the car.

Police sources said vehicle checks were being conducted at Vadavarthalaippu check-post in Meensuritti police station limits when the car was stopped. They found 265 kilograms of ganja concealed in small packets inside the vehicle. While one person, identified as Murugesan, managed to escape, another person, S. Sankar, 30, was arrested.

The car with the contraband was on its way to Madurai from Chennai. The Meensuritti police have registered a case.

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