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Balasore: Excise officials on Friday seized around 50 kgs of ganja from Basta railway station in the district in Odisha. Three persons, including a woman, were arrested in this connection.
The accused have been identified as Barendra Patra, Dipak kumar Das and Rasmita Das. They are from Basta area in Odisha, but currently staying in West Bengal.
The accused were allegedly transporting the contraband ganja from Odisha’s Rupsa to neighbouring West Bengal on Puri –Howrah Jagannath Express train, an Excise official said.
A case has been registered under NDPS Act in this connection and the arrested person will be produced in the court today, the official added.