Hyderabad: PD Act invoked against marijuana smuggler


Hyderabad: The Prohibition and Excise department has invoked Preventive Detention (PD) Act against a 26-year-old marijuana smuggler Mukesh Singh for his alleged involvement in a series of cases.

The Excise personnel detained Singh, a resident of Jumerat Bazaar, under the PD Act and sent him to the Chanchalguda prison. For the last seven months, he was involved in three marijuana cases booked under the limits of Dhoolpet excise station and Shahinayathgunj police station.

Assistant Excise Superintendent N Anji Reddy said a special drive would be conducted against sale of marijuana in Dhoolpet in coordination with the police department.