Police in Kullu arrested two New Zealand nationals including a woman with charas on Friday. 96 grams charas was recovered from Allan Bruce Mills and Peta Sim Clair who were arrested from Bhuntar, Superintendent of Police K.K. Indoria was quoted in the media.
He also informed that foreign currency worth Rs.22 lakh was also recovered from them. They have been booked under the NDPS Act.
The police for long has suspected that the foreigners are providing high-yield variety cannabis seeds imported from abroad to farmers for planting in various high-altitude areas in the Kullu Valley as well as the Chauhar and Seraj valleys in Mandi district.
Kullu valley in Himachal is notorious for it’s high quality charas and there is a very noticeable presence of foreign drug mafia in the valley. Kullu happens to be a must visit destination for foreign tourists in India after Goa for obvious reasons.