VIDEO: Cannabis Plants Worth ₹11 Lakh Seized From Maize Field In Pune's Chakan; 1 Arrested

VIDEO: Cannabis Plants Worth ₹11 Lakh Seized From Maize Field In Pune's Chakan; 1 Arrested

Chakan police are currently conducting further investigations into the matter

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 04:12 PM IST
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In a significant operation, the Chakan Police took action against a farmer who had cultivated 66 cannabis plants in his maize field. During the operation, the police seized 23 kg of cannabis valued at ₹11.50 lakh. The farmer, identified as Sadashiv Appasaheb Deshmukh (65) and residing on Agarwadi Road, Chakan, was arrested following the operation.

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Deputy Commissioner of Police Dr Shivaji Pawar stated that Assistant Police Inspector Prasanna Jarhad from Chakan Police Station received information about a farmer allegedly growing cannabis on his field along Agarwadi Road. Acting on this tip-off, Chakan Police promptly visited Deshmukh's farm located on Chakan-Kalus road and verified the claim.

During the inspection, 66 cannabis plants were discovered in the maize fields, measuring between 8-10 feet in height. The combined weight of these plants amounted to 23 kg, valued at ₹11.50 lakh. Following the seizure of the marijuana plants, Deshmukh was apprehended by the police.

Chakan police are currently conducting further investigations into the matter.

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