Mangaluru: The city crime branch (CCB) assisted the Barke police in arresting Mohammed Irshad (23) near the district jail here on Tuesday.
He was caught red-handed while attempting to peddle ganja near police outpost outside the jail. It is suspected that he was looking for persons who were to visit the jail inmates so that they could in turn pass on the stuff to them.
It can be recalled here that on many occasions when the jail was raided, inmates happened to possess ganja.
The man was found possessing 700 gms of ganja which, in illegal market, was expected to fetch Rs 15,000.