Hyderabad: Three drug peddlers arrested; 200 KG Ganja seized

ByVoiceup Media

Mar 20, 2023

Hyderabad: Three Drug-Peddlers were arrested by Sleuths of Hyderabad Narcotic Enforcement Wing (H-NEW), and Langer House Police here on Sunday.

Almost 200kg Ganja, three phones, one four-wheeler all worth Rs 60 Lakh were recovered  from their possession.

According to Police, the accused 1)C. Srinivas Rao, 48, from Morampudi, Rajahmundry, East Godhavari, Andhra Pradesh. (Drug Transporter. 2)A. Sathi Babu, 29, from Rajahmundry, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh. (Drug Transporter), 3) Mohd Habeeb,35, from Rajendra Nagar  (Drug Peddler) were nabbed by the police.


1)Parvez S/o Shaik Fareed, Age: 40 yrs, R/o Asif Nagar Zhirra, Hyderabad,

2)Jaweed R/o Chandrayangutta,

3)Mangesh R/o Osmanabad, Maharastra State,

4)Nagesh R/o Sileru, Andhra Pradesh State,

5)Pandu R/o Sileru, Andhra Pradesh State.


Drug transporter C. Srinivas Rao was born and brought up at Rajahmundry of East Godavari and working as a driver and co-accused A. Sathi Babu is cleaner. 

He met two persons including  Pandu and Nagesh who are native of Sileru, Andhra Pradesh State.

They gave him a plan to earn easy money to transport Ganja from Rajahmundry to Hyderabad for which they offered to give Rs. 1,20,000 for a trip. 

Srinivas was interested in the offer, so he had modified his vehicle by setting up a box on the top of the DCM’s driver cabin for keeping and transporting the Ganja. 

However,  Pandu and Nagesh handed overed Ganja weighing 200KGs and the same was concealed in the modified setup box of the DCM to escape easily,but failed.

He along with Sathi Babu started from Rajahmundry to Hyderabad for handing over the Ganja to the peddlers 1) Mohd Habeeb and 2) Parvez.

On preliminary investigation, it was revealed that thwart Ganja consignment is destined to Maharastra Osmanabad. 

On a credible information, Hyderabad Narcotics Enforcement Wing (H-NEW) with the help of Langer House Police caught them and seized (200) KGs of Ganja, (03) Cell phones and (01) Eicher DCM Br. No. AP 05 TN 1503 from the accused possession.

The apprehended accused persons along with the seized 200 KGs of Ganja and other objects were handed over to SHO of Langer House PS for further investigation.


“In recent times, we have seen several youth, students getting addicted to Drugs, committing crime and involving in other anti-social activities. Several families have become victims of this menace. It is an ardent request from Hyderabad City Police to the youth, students not to fall prey to drugs. It is requested to the parents to keep a watch on the activities of their children and feel free to approach police or pass information to Police on Phone No. 8712661601 to curtail such anti-social activities and strive for Drug free city,”


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *