Hyderabad, Jan 30 (PTI): Six students were arrested here for allegedly supplying ganja and 50 kg of the narcotic substance was seized from them, officials said Wednesday. Also Read - Republic Day 2021: India All Set For Mega Celebrations Amid Elaborate Security Arrangements | Key Points

Following a tip-off, the six engineering and polytechnic students were arrested by Excise Enforcement teams here Tuesday. Also Read - Every Second Person in Delhi Infected With COVID-19, Latest Sero-survey Shows Signs of Herd Immunity

They had allegedly brought the ganja from Visakhapatnam in private buses, an Excise official said. Also Read - TT Player Mouma Das, Six Other Sportspersons Awarded Padma Shri

A total of 50 kg dry ganja was seized allegedly from their possession, the official added.

A hunt is on to nab another accused, who is absconding, the official said and warned private bus operators their buses would be seized if it was found that their vehicles were used for transporting narcotic substances.
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