4 nabbed with marijuana from mayor’s house

Gadge Nagar police nabbed four persons with two bags of marijuana from the mayor’s official bungalow located on Amravati University road in the wee hours of Wednesday.

The names of the accused are Vishveshwar Parwan, Suraj Parwan and Swaraj Mohanty, residents of Sambalpur in Orissa and Shaikh Hasan Shaikh Kasam of Vyankayyapura here.

The accused were nabbed from the compound of mayor’s residence and 18.6kg marijuana kept in two travel bags was seized from them.

The police also seized a motorbike (MH 27/J 2731) from the accused. Mayor Vandana Kangale is presently staying in Adivasi Colony and is yet to shift to her official residence as it is undergoing renovation.

Only one security guard has been deployed at the mayor’s bungalow for 24 hours. Gadge Nagar police have arrested four accused and registered offences against them under relevant sections of Narcotics Drug Act.

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