Tue, Sep 15, 2015, 08:33 AM
Excise police arrested 11 persons and recovered 5.5 kg opium from them near Narsipatnam in Visakhapatnam. Excise Assistant Commissioner Babji Rao said that Excise police were conducting checks at Bennavaram to keep a check to ganja smuggling. However, Rao said police grew suspicious about 8 persons, who were riding on bikes. During search, police recovered 4.5 kg opium from them, he said. Based on their information, police arrested three more persons from Sringavaram and recovered 1 kg opium.