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Mangaluru: 68-year-old man arrested for selling ganja

Mangaluru: In a crackdown on drug trafficking, the city Police arrested an individual involved in the illegal sale of narcotics near the Luv-Kush Kambala maidan in Naringana, situated within the jurisdiction of the Konaje Police Station.

The arrested individual has been identified as Umar Farooq, also known as Mangal Farooq or Kunhimonu, aged 68 and a native of Katipalla. He currently resides in Netilpadavu.

Officers have reportedly seized a total of 998 grams of Ganja, valued at Rs 20,000, along with a two-wheeler believed to be associated with the accused’s activities.

Acting on a tip- off, a team led by Konaje station Police Sub-Inspector (PSI) Puneet Gaonkar conducted a raid, resulting in the apprehension of the accused. The combined value of the confiscated items recovered from the possession of the accused is estimated to be Rs 52,800.

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