Four people arrested by CCB for using artificial lights to grow Hydro Ganja: Two Iranians among them


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The police of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) has arrested four people including two Iran nationals for allegedly peddling drugs in Bengaluru, police said.

The Joint Commissioner of Police, Sandeep Patil, said that Iranians were overstaying on student visas.

"CCB arrest 4 drug peddlers including 2 Iranians, overstaying on student visa produced hybrid cannabis seeds through the darknet and grown at home using Ultraviolet lights. Case under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) and Foreigners Act," said Sandeep Patil in a tweet.

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The arrested have been identified as Javad Rostampour Ghotb Aldin, 34, a resident of Eagleton Golf Village in Bidadi; Mohammadi Barogh, 35, Kaverinagar, both from Tehran in Iran, Mohammed Mohsin Uz Zaman alias, Mohsin, 31, of an apartment Hegdenagar and Mohsin Khan, 30, of Saunders Road in Frazer Town.


Deepak R the police inspector received some news about few people trying to sell drugs in Kaverinagar of RT Nagar on Sunday afternoon.

He rushed to the spot instantly, teaming up with another inspector, BS Ashok, and other police officials capturing the four people who were waiting in a car along with the drugs, for their customers.

Javad told during the interrogation that he grew the ganja in his villa. Upon this, the police raided the villa around 3 pm discovering and seizing the hydro ganja plants, which were around 130. Along with that, it had a weighing machine and dry hydro ganja stored in containers.

The police also found LED lamps, UV lights, vacuum packing containers, and an electrical weighing machine. The police also seized the car and the mobile phones of the accused persons.


The seized drug was worth 1 crore.

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