Ganja worth Rs 80 Lakh Seized, One Arrested in Ganjam Dist

Berhampur/Bhanjanagar: In a major seizure of ganja, the Badagada police in Odisha’s Ganjam district have seized a huge of consignment of 320.110 kg of ganja worth about Rs 80 lakh and arrested one person in this connection.

The police staffs seized the contraband items near Dalakhai area on Badagada-Mohona road under Badagada PS limits.

Acting on a tip-off, the Badagada police intercepted a pick-up van carrying the ganja in 12 gunny bags.

The cops nabbed the accused one Thomas Pujari (30) of R.Udayagiri from Gajapati district but the driver of the van managed to escape from the spot.

The accused persons procured the ganja from R Udayagiri area and were transporting in the van to Kodala area in Ganjam district, police said.

Along with contraband ganja, the police also seized the van and two mobile phones.

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