Russian Tourist Held With 1 Kg Charas

Kullu: A 38-year-old Russian tourist was caught with over 1 kg charas in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district early on Monday, police said.

Ignatev Viachestav was arrested after recovering 1.263 kg of the contraband from his possession during checking at Bajoura  checkpost by a team from Bhuntar police station, Kullu Superintendent of Police Gaurav Singh said.

The SP said the tourist was travelling from Kullu to Delhi in a private bus. Further investigation is underway, the officer added.