Mangaluru: The Pandeshwar police have arrested three youth while they were trying to peddle ganja near Morgansgate here, on October 6.
The arrested have been identified as Suresh M (20), a resident of Jeppu Bappal; Sachin (23) from Jeppu Bappal and Ritesh (21), from Mahakali Padpu.
After receiving reliable information, the Pandeshwar police in a swift operation arrested three persons peddling ganja and recovered 1.045 kg of ganja worth Rs 31,350 and a two wheeler from their possession.
All the three accused were produced before the court where they were remanded to judicial custody. Search is on for the main accused and his two associates.
The operation was carried out under the direction of police commissioner S Murugan and the able guidance of DCP of law and order K M Shantharaj, DCP of crime Dr Sanjeev M Patil and ACP R R Kalyan Shetty. Pandeshwar police inspector Dinaker Shetty, Ananth Murdeshwar and team arrested the accused.