Coimbatore: Young Man Arrested For Growing cannabis In His House

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The Coimbatore police department arrested a young north Indian man who was growing a ganja plant and selling cannabis in the Annur Coimbatore district.

Annur police received confidential information that youths from the northern state were selling cannabis in the Ganesapuram area near Annur in the Coimbatore district. Accordingly, the police officers led by Annur police inspector Nithya were on surveillance duty in the Ganesapuram area when it was found that a youth from the northern state was keeping ganja packets for sale. Following this, the police arrested the youth and conducted an investigation.

Then it was revealed that his name was Rabindra Parida, and he was from Odisha state. It was also revealed that he has been growing cannabis plants by sowing cannabis seeds near his residence for the past few months. Subsequently, when the police department took Rabindra Parida to the spot and conducted a search, it was revealed that there were cannabis plants that had been grown for about three months.

Following this, the police seized the cannabis plants and took Rabindra Parida to Annur police station for further investigation. He testified that since  Rabindra Parida was not working, he was growing cannabis plants because he would get income from selling cannabis.

After this, the Annur police department registered a case against  Rabindra Parida and arrested him. Later, the police produced him in court and kept him in judicial custody. The incident of the arrest of this north Indian man who cultivated and sold cannabis caused a sensation.