6.59 quintal ganja worth over 1 cr seized in Gajapati, 11 arrested

KalingaTV News Network

Mohana: In a major breakthrough, Gajapati district police seized 6.59 quintal ganja worth more than one crore from Antarba village under Adava police limits on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip-off, police intercepted two Bolero vehicles and a pick-up van and seized the ganja packed in several plastic sacks. Police arrested 11 persons from the spot including a biker who was escorting the four-wheelers.

Sources at the police said that the seized contraband was being smuggled outside the state. The accused were to send it to other states from Berhampur railway station.

The arrested persons, meanwhile, have been forwarded to the court.

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