3 including 2 foreign nationals held for selling drugs in Vijayawada

Source :ANI
Author :ANI
Last Updated: Sat, Jul 11th, 2020, 10:14:28hrs

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India]: Three people including two foreign nationals were held for allegedly selling drugs and ganja here, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, the Task Force of Vijayawada Police laid a trap and arrested three persons selling drugs and Ganja within the range of Penamaluru police station.

17 grams of Methylene Dioxy Methamphetamine (MDMA), 150 gms Ganja, some bitcoins, Huccah instrument and 3 cell phones were recovered from their possession.

The accused identified as Mohammad Gahel Rasool (25), a native of Sudan, Yona Lishwa Shabani (26) from Tanzania and Koneru Arjun who hail from Delhi.

According to police, Arjun has been residing in Vijayawada since past 4 years, got into Ganja business.

During interrogation, Arjun revealed that he has been purchasing drugs and ganja from Rasool and Shabani. The two foreigners told police they were bringing drugs from Bengaluru and selling in Vijayawada.

A case has been filed in the matter.