Navi Mumbai, Sept. 28 -- The Navi Mumbai police seized 87.4 kg ganja from a slum near APMC market at Vashi and arrested two people, including a woman, who allegedly hid the contraband, on Thursday.

The value of the ganja is around Rs.10.78 lakh, a senior police officer said.

Acting on a tip-off, the police raided two houses in the slum. They found the ganja, which were to be supplied to other places.

Pankaj Dahane, deputy commissioner of police (zone 1), said, "We formed a special squad for patrolling and collecting intelligence inputs from the city, a few weeks ago. We got information that a man and a woman from Green Hotel slum had stored a huge amount of narcotics. According to information, the narcotics were to be sold in Navi Mumbai...