From US to Andhra via Foreign Post; 1.7kg cannabis worth 9 lakhs seized from sleeping bags

  • At a time when liquor shops across India are closed and tipplers are trying different ways an means to get a high, a parcel containing foreign Cannabis from the US was to reach an individual in Annavaram, East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
  • The consignor had declared the parcel to contain sleeping bags and hand vacuum
  • The contraband was identified as cannabis of foreign origin, weighing 1.7kg, valued at Rs. 9 lakhs.
  • As a follow up action, searches were got carried out at the address of the consignee by jurisdictional Customs in Andhra Pradesh and further action is being taken to nab the persons involved.

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