Indian police have arrested eight persons and seized 240kg of cannabis in the Tirupati district of Andhra Pradesh that was planned to be dispatched to Sri Lanka.
The ANI reported that a truck, car, and five cell phones were also seized from the accused.
The cannabis was found placed beneath the vegetables in the truck.
“All the accused are identified as persons belonging to the state of Tamil Nadu. The cannabis was seized during vehicle checks at Sullurpet while it was being illegally transported from Anakapalli to Sri Lanka,” said Tirupati Superintendent of Police (SP) Parameshwar Reddy.