A 33-year-old man was arrested for had started cultivating ganja in his flat in Manikonda. Police said Syed Shahed Husain had learnt the methods of cultivating ganja indoors from google on the advice of his friend from Facebook.
Hussain a former bank employee was addicted to ganja and had later turned a trader in the Ganja supply. He used to buy the drug from Tandur mandal of Vikarabad dist Telangana for Rs 3,500 per kg and sell it in Hyderabad at Rs 16,000 per kg.
Three months ago, he contacted a USA-based Facebook friend, identified as Garith Christopher, for suggestions on grow the plant indoors. He succeeded in cultivating this weed and police who got information on this raided Hussains house and seized the plantations and arrested hussain on Narcotics charge.