812 kgs of ganja seized in Malkangiri, 7 arrested

Malkangiri: Odisha police seized 812 kgs of ganja from Sagar Chhak in Malkangiri district and arrested seven smugglers in this connection, informed Chitrakonda SDPO.

Based on a reliable information, Chitrakonda police intercepted an auto and seized 812 kgs of ganja from the spot. The ganja was being smuggled to Andhra Pradesh.

The cops arrested seven smugglers from the spot and forwarded them to court. The worth of the seized ganja have been estimated to be around Rs 80 lakhs.

The cops have initiated a further probe into the matter.

Earlier on Monday, four smugglers were arrested from Malkangiri and seized more than two quintals ganja worth Rs 22 lakhs. The ganja was concealed under the coal being transported with the help of two vehicles.

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