Over 25 kg ganja seized, 2 held in Rayagada

KalingaTV News Network

Gunupur: Two persons were arrested and ganja weighing over 25 kg was seized from their possession here on Monday.

The arrested persons have been identified as Tukuna Pal and Jayant Mali of Antarabha village under Adaba police limits, Gajapati district.

The arrests were made while a patrolling party lead by Padmapur Police Station Inspector In-charge (IIC) Sushree Bijayalaxmi Hikaka got tip-off on the illegal drug transport on a bike through Adaba-Padmapur route in the morning. Police intercepted a bike rode by Tukuna and Jayant at Muchukipadar Square and found a packet carrying 25.6 kg of ganja. Police took the duo into custody after seizing the drug.

Padmapur Police would forward the accused duo to court later in the day after registering a case against them under NDPS Act.

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