Bengaluru: A 20-year-old youth allegedly trying to sell 10 kg of marijuana worth Rs 8 lakh near the Kalasipalyam bus stand was arrested by police on Monday. 

Gondipalli Vanshi, a native of Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, had moved to Bengaluru and started working as a delivery boy at an e-commerce company.

It is reported that wanting to make quick money, Vanshi allegedly sourced marijuana from Rayachoti, Andhra Pradesh, and sold it to customers.

Based on police reports Vanshi allegedly offered marijuana to customers during the delivery of goods.

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The 20-year-old gradually built up his own network of clients and earned big profits. Vanshi had dropped out of college due to financial reasons. 

A senior police officer from VV Puram police station said, "Vamshi was a student at a PU college from Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh. He dropped out due to financial reasons and was working as a delivery partner for an e-commerce company in the city".