The police conducted raids on various locations and seized marijuana. Six people have been arrested from different locations. The raid was conducted in various locations in Hospet, including Chittavadgi and TB Dam.
A total of 8 Kg 960 grams of marijuana has been seized along with 3 mobile phones and a motorbike. The estimated worth is said to be Rupees 2,21,800/-
Punishment For Procession Of Weed
As per section 20 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 production, sale/purchase, transportation, interstate import/export or any other commercial activity of cannabis is punishable.
For holding a small quantity, the prescribed punishment is rigorous imprisonment for up to 6 months, fine of Rs. 10,000 or both.
For holding more than a small quantity but less than the commercial quantity, the prescribed punishment is rigorous imprisonment for up to 10 years, fine of Rs. 1 lakh, or both.
For holding commercial quantity, but slightly less than commercial quality, the prescribed punishment is rigorous imprisonment for up to 10-20 years, fine of Rs. 1-2 lakh, or both.
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