Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh [India], November 30 – In a significant operation, the police in Visakhapatnam recovered about 200 kilograms of Cannabis from a house based on a tip-off on Wednesday. Officers from the Two Town Police Station carried out a raid at a residence in Kobbaritota, leading to the confiscation of the illicit substance.
Upon the arrival of the police, the tenant of the house, who is suspected of being involved in the illegal trade, managed to escape. Subsequently, a dedicated team has been formed to apprehend the accused, who was allegedly supplying Cannabis in the area.
According to Visakhapatnam Commissioner of Police, Ravi Shankar, the house owner was unable to provide any details or documents related to the tenant. It has been revealed that the suspect played a role in distributing Cannabis within the local community.
“The house owner didn’t have any details or documents of the tenant (the suspect). He supplied the cannabis to people in the area,” Commissioner Ravi Shankar stated. “When our team raided, he ran away. We have formed a team to nab him,” he added.
The successful operation not only highlights law enforcement’s commitment to curbing the illegal drug trade but also emphasizes the ongoing efforts to maintain public safety. The police are actively pursuing the suspect, and their diligence serves as a testament to their dedication in addressing drug-related offenses in Visakhapatnam.