The Hyderabad City Police is reportedly stopping people in certain hotspots of the city and going through their WhatsApp chats to find words like 'marijuana', as a measure to crack down on the usage and sale of the drug in the city. First reported by Hyderabad-based Urdu daily Siasat, the Hyderabad Police has set up these checkpoints at various parts of the city including Jummerat Bazaar, Bhoiguda Kaman, Dhoolpet, Mangalhat, and so on. As per the video, the cops, working in three different shifts, appear to be stopping people whom they consider to be 'suspicious', checking their motorcycle or scooter, and asking for their phones. "We are checking people's phones. If we find any chats related to ganja, we are sending them to the police station," said a police constable at a checkpoint to Siasat. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4bCUC6Xhh4&t=1s The Hyderabad City Police…
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