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Orissa man arrested for drugs peddling in Kumta

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Kumta 1 August 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) Kumta police on Wednesday arrested a man hailing from Orissa allegedly while selling drugs at Hegde circle of Kumta here on August 1.

The accused has been identified as Mahindra Kumar Jain, a resident of Orissa.

Based on a credential information, Uttar Kannada Superintendence of Police (SP) Vinayak Patel directed Kumta CPI Santosh Shetty and his team to probe monitor activities at the Hegde circle, following which the police arrested Mahindra Kumar while selling small packets of drugs (Ganja) to locals at Hegde circle.

Kumta police recovered over 1 kg of drugs (Ganja) packed into small packets from Mahindra Kumar.

Kumta PSI Sampath EC, his subordinates Ganesh Naik, Hamid Sheikh, Santosh Bhaler, Dattatreya K harikanth, Prakash Naik, Timmanna Naik and Arun Naik were part of the operation led by Kumta CPI Santosh.

A case has been registered at Kumta police station and further investigations are underway.

(Bhatkallys News Bureau/ Rizwan Gangavali/ Fristen Dias)

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