The SEB and police have intensified inspections at the borders of Andhra Pradesh. Border police are constantly checking for irregularities and illegal goods. Recently, police found a large quantity of cannabis smuggled from Visakhapatnam district in the AP-Telangana border area.
Officers were checking vehicles near Sattupalli. A suspicious mini truck and a car escorting it were stopped and searched. They found marijuana parcels, stored in a specially made box in the mini truck. Defendants placed trays of vegetables in the truck to camouflage the Cannabis and to mislead the officers with loads of vegetables.
English.sakshi.com reports that, according to police, the cannabis weighed 631 kg and was worth Rs 10,800,000 (€120,000).