Andhra Pradesh Police caught around 260 kilograms of Ganja (cannabis) which was being illegally transported into the Kadapa district on Saturday. The police seized the material and arrested five people in connection with the case.
The police further added that they recovered one car, four cell phones and Rs 38,500 cash from the accused.
Kadapa Superintendent of Police (SP) KKN Anburajan said, the five persons who were arrested were identified as Ramu, Teja, Rangareddy, Neelakantheswar and K Nageswara Rao.
Anburajan said that the accused revealed that they have been selling Ganja to the college students in small packets for higher prices.
The police are keeping a close eye on people involved in such crimes, the SP said. He added that severe action will be taken on those people who indulge in illegal activities like transportation and consumption of cannabis.