Visakhapatnam: A couple was arrested near Pathaveedhi area in the district on Wednesday for allegedly trying to smuggle 36 kg of dry ganja to Hyderabad.
Police also seized Rs one lakh in cash from S Dayanand (55) and his wife S Yadamma (45) who hailed from Ziagudda area in Hyderabad. GK Veedhi sub-inspector PN Murthy said the duo procured the contraband from some remote areas and were trying to smuggle it out to Hyderabad through Narsipatnam route. They were nabbed while trying to board a state transport bus headed towards Narispatnam, he said. A case under section 20 (B) of NDPC Act has been registered against Dayanand and Yadamma.