Ganja worth Rs 80 lakh seized in Odisha
Koraput: Huge quantity of ganja has been seized by the Odisha Police team from a forest near waterfall in Koraput district of Odisha.
Acting on a tip-off against illegal transportation of ganja, the Padua police, led by the Nandapur SDPO, conducted a three-hour operation in the forest near Khuda waterfall.
The drug dealers escaped from the spot after learning about the officials arrival at the spot.
However, a total of 27 sacks of ganja have been seized from the forest. The cost of the seized ganja has been estimated to be Rs 80 lakh.
It has also been learnt that the ganja was being prepared and packed for illegal transporation.
The seizure of ganja sacks from the forest worth Rs 80 lakhs has proved to be a huge success for the Odisha Police.
Notably, about 800 acres of cannabis cultivation had been destroyed by the officials whereas the raids are still continuing in the suspected areas.