Hyderabad: The sleuths of the Commissioner’s Task Force, West Zone team, apprehended three men at Jali Hanuman in Mangalhat in possession of ganja and seized five kg of ganja, a bike, two cell phones and Rs 2,000 from their possession. The accused were identified as Mohd Omer Farooq, 26, Syed Omer Pasha, 22, and Mohd Abdul Razak, 20.
“Two years back, Omer Farooq came in contact with Omer Pasha through facebook. Whenever Omer Pasha visited Hyderabad, he used to meet Omer Farooq. The third accused, Abdul Razzak, worked at Pasha’s farm house,” said the DCP, Commissioner’s Task Force, P. Radha Kishan Rao.
Earlier this month, as per the instructions of Omer Farooq and Syed Omer Pasha, Abdul Razzak went to the agency area of Araku Valley twice and purchased ganja on low price and handed over the same to Farooq, who later sold the same to men at Mangalhat at a higher price.
On January 17, Abdul Razzak again visited the agency area and procured five kilograms of ganja for Rs 10,000 and handed over the stash to Omer Farooq at Ramoji Film City.
On Tuesday, the trio arrived at Jali Hanuman on a bike and while trying to sell the contraband to needy customers were apprehended and handed over to the Mangalhat police for further investigation.