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2 held with 40 kg of ganja at Tripura airport

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AGARTALA, Nov 27: Two persons including a security executive of an airline were arrested on the charge of trying to smuggle 40 kg of ganja valued at Rs 2 lakh in a flight from Agartala to
Kolkata on Monday, a police officer said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team reached the Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in the Tripura capital and caught the two at the security checkpoint.

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While one of them was carrying the contraband, the other one who is a security executive of an airline, was helping him smuggle the ganja in a flight, Sub Divisional Police Officer of
New Capital Complex, Parmita Pandey, said.

She said the police suspect more people are likely to be involved in ganja smuggling via flights. (PTI)


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