Noida: Woman held with 17 kg cannabis worth Rs 2 lakh

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Noida, July 9 (PTI) A woman was arrested here on Tuesday for allegedly smuggling 17.1 kilogrammes of cannabis, police said.

The police identified the accused as Rahima, wife of Latif Mia, they said.

The Narcotics Cell and Noida Police apprehended Rahima while she was waiting for transportation in front of a government well in G-Block, Sector-63 Green Belt, they added.

"The seized cannabis weighed 17.1 kilogrammes and is valued in the black market at around Rs 2,00,000," a police spokesperson said.

Upon interrogation, Rahima revealed that she transported cannabis from West Bengal for economic gains and supplied it across Noida, the NCR region, and Delhi, the official said.

The police said she was a notorious trafficker who had previously been arrested with 50 kilogrammes of cannabis by the GRP Police in Ghaziabad.

An FIR was lodged, and further investigation is underway, police added. PTI KIS HIG HIG

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