Rajkot: Acting on a tip-off, Dhoraji police of Rajkot district arrested a 47-year-old man from Bhukhi village for cultivating cannabis in his farm.
Police seized plants and seeds worth Rs 3.62 lakh from the possession of accused Gordhan Mer.
According to police, Mer had cultivated cannabis behind his house and on government wasteland too. “During questioning, he said that he had cultivated cannabis to sell it into the market,” Hakumatsinh Jadeja, police inspector, Dhoraji.
“Mer had also planned to cultivate cannabis in the next season too as we seized the seeds from him. We have booked him under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and are probing the case,” police said.

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