Goa : A court in Mapusa has rejected the bail application of a 42-year-old woman from Pernem who was allegedly illegally cultivating cannabis plants at her home and was found in possession of other drugs worth Rs1 crore.The police said that they found all residents of the house cultivating and taking care of the illegally-grown cannabis plants weighing 2.290kgs and were also in illegal possession of dried leafy substance suspected to be ganja weighing 1.3kgs, a black sticky substance suspected to be charas weighing 2.5kgs. The court was told that the applicant purchased seven vehicles from the proceeds of the narcotic trade.
During the raid, the applicants’ husband complained of chest pain and informed the raiding party that he is suffering from brain stroke and heart disease. Both she and her husband were allowed to go for a medical checkup and were not arrested immediately. The husband was discharged the same day and was found bedridden the next day, but he was arrested by the police.The court stated that it is clear that the alleged narcotic drugs were found in the house occupied by the woman who has been arrested and other residents.
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