The police arrested a 32-year-old woman with 21-kg marijuana near the Traffic Police Lines in Sector 29 here yesterday.
A case under Section 20 of the NDPS Act has been registered against her at the Industrial Area police station.
The police said the woman, identified as Suman, a resident of Kalka, had a record of dealing in drugs and her family was also involved in drug trade. She was arrested by the Pinjore police with 1.800-kg marijuana in 2018.
Her interrogation revealed that she had allegedly been in drug peddling for the past five years. Earlier, she was dealing in heroin also at Pinjore. Her late mother was sentenced to 10-year jail for smuggling marijuana. Her brother, Mintu, who was arrested with marijuana, is presently lodged in the Burail jail.
During investigation, it came to light that she purchases marijuana from Odisha at Rs1,000 per kg and sold it for Rs15,000 per kg through a Rohtak-based middleman.