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Drug peddling gang, including foreign nationals, arrested


Sleuths of the Commissioner’s Task Force police have arrested a drug peddling gang, including five local youth and two foreign nationals, on charges of peddling recreational drug methylene-dioxy-methamphetamine (Ecstasy) and ganja among college students in Guntur and Krishna districts.

DCP (L&O-1) V. Harshavardhan Raju produced before media the seized contraband at a press conference on Saturday.

Mr. Raju said the gang had been reportedly purchasing Ecstasy drug from Bengaluru and Hyderabad for about ₹2,000 to ₹2,500 per gram and allegedly selling the same in the city for up to ₹4,000. They also sourced ganja from Visakhapatnam ...


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