Goa: Four persons from Telangana were arrested by the Calangute police late Friday evening for being in possession of the hallucinogenic drug, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). In another incident on the same day, Mapusa police arrested a native of Karnataka from Parra after finding him in possession of 1kg of ganja worth Rs 1 lakh.
Calangute police said the four Telangana natives, Bharat Ambudipudi, 26, Sainitini Ambudipudi, 24, Sandeep Vanga, 26, and Vinesh Morey, 26, were stopped near a popular restaurant at Agar Vaddo, Calangute, while they were moving in a car and LSD worth Rs 20,000 was found when the car was searched. They were booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) Act. Police sub-inspector Jatin Potdar is investigating the case.
Meanwhile, Mapusa police inspector Vijay Chodankar said Ashok Gullar, 24, of Karnataka has been booked under relevant sections of the NDPS Act for possessing ganja. Gullar worked as a waiter, Chodankar added.
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