Drug peddlers in police net; Ephedrine seized
Hyderabad: Mirchowk Police along with South Zone Task Force unearthed a five-member drug peddler gang and recovered 850 grams of Ephedrine drug on Tuesday at Kalikhabar Road.
While Mirchowk Police and South Zone Task Force Staff were on patrol in the morning, they received credible information that some persons were transporting ‘brown sugar’ in a bag and may exchange it with cash at MGBS exit gate, Kalikaber. On receipt of the information, police teams swung into action. They noticed that some persons with a bag were standing near SBI ATM, opposite MGBS out gate and moving suspiciously.
Immediately, the police personnel surrounded the suspects and took them into custody. On questioning, they revealed their names as Pemmasani Kesava alias Shiva, native of Tirupathi; Rovuthu Sri Pavan Kumar alias Pavan alias Danial; Rangula Suresh Reddy alias Rajesh Reddy; Peeta Heemanth Kumar Goud, all natives of Visakhapatnam; and Polapally Praveen Reddy, native of Hyderabad. On further questionng, they confessed that they were in possession of Ephedrine in their bag. -NSS