Panaji: In a drug raid Pernem Police have done a significant seizure of drugs viz charas, ganja and marijuana plants in Keri area.
A reliable information was obtained regarding illegal drug activities being carried out from a residence at Keri, Pernem Goa. Accordingly PI Jivba Dalvi of Pernem Police station and his staff raided a premises in Thorlebad, Keri during which a surprise search was conducted of his residence and backyard.
During the search a cannabis plantation of 2.29 kgs worth Rs. 5,00,000/- was seized along with 1.327 kgs Ganja worth Rs. 1, 30, 000/- approx and 2.556 kgs Charas worth Rs. 1,02,20000/- was seized in the panchanama and taken into custody.
An offence under section 20(a)(i), 20(b)(ii)(B), 20(b)(ii)(C) r/w section 29 of NDPS act has been registered at Pernem Police station and three persons of the premises namely a 1. Rama Kerkar age 22 yrs, 2. Rashmi Kerkar age 44 yrs, 3. Shivaji Kerkar age 34 yrs have been placed under arrest.
The raiding team consisted of PI Jivba Dalvi, PSI Sanjit Kanolkar, PSI Harish Vaigunkar, PSI Vivek Haldankar, PC Vinod Pednekar, PC Ravi Maloji, PC Anishkumar Poke, PC Yeshodeep Ugevekar, PC Jivan Govekar, PC Mahesh Naik, PC Uday Goasavi, PC Mithil Parab, PC Bhaskar Chari, LPC Smita Gawas, LHG Trupti Satorskar.
Further investigation is in progress under the supervision of SDPO Gajanand Prabhudessai and SP North Utkrisht Prasoon IPS.