KalingaTV News Network
Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate Police seized a whopping 40 kg ganja from Saheed Nagar area in the city last night and arrested three peddlers. One mouser and currencies worth Rs 70,000 were also seized from the arrested persons.
The arrested peddlers are Basudev Parida of Khurda, S Manoj and S K Mohan of Karnataka State.
A patrolling party of the Commissionerate Police chased two cars bearing registration numbers OR 02 AZ 3773 and OD 33F 8200 getting information on illegal drug trafficking in the city last night. After intercepting both the vehicles and conducting a search, cops found a number of packets of ganja kept inside and seized them. Three persons boarding the cars were taken into custody for questioning.
Police said as two of the arrested peddlers hail from Karnataka, they suspect the involvement of an inter-state drug racket.
Police is quizzing the arrested peddlers to trace other members of the racket.