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8 Kg 960 grams of marijuana seized at Hospet

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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