Two ar­rested with 2.1kg cannabis in Bhi­wandi mar­ket

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - HTMETRO -

MUM­BAI: The Shanti Na­gar po­lice ar­rested two men from Bhi­wandi on Satur­day for pos­sess­ing 2.1kg of cannabis.

Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, the ac­cused Shanaawaz Khan, 28, and Anis Khan, 32, had brought the cannabis from Ut­tar Pradesh (UP) a week ago . On Satur­day, the duo was search­ing for a lo­cal dealer to sell the cannabis in Bhi­wandi mar­ket.

A po­lice of­fi­cer from Thane com­mis­sion­er­ate said, “We re­ceived a tip-off about two people roam­ing with cannabis in Bhi­wandi mar­ket. Upon reach­ing the spot, we traced the duo, searched their bag and found 2.1 kg of cannabis,” the of­fi­cer added.

“We found that the ac­cused had bought the cannabis from UP for ₹20,000 and planned to sell it in Bhi­wandi for ₹50,000. We seized it and probe is on. We found the ac­cused were drug ad­dicts,” the of­fi­cer said.

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