In a big haul, 800 kg ganja seized, 3 held in Ganjam

  • | Tuesday | 12th February, 2019

It was not for the first time that the ganja was smuggled from Ganjam and Gajapati districts to New Delhi. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in collaboration with local police had seized over 1,712-kg ganja from a house at Suraj Bihar in Berhampur in June 2015. "Besides ganja, weighing 794.135 kg, the truck and its documents, three cellphones, Rs 3.24 lakh and instruments to open the cabin were seized from the accused persons," said sub-divisional police officer(SDPO), Bhanjanagar , Utkal Keshari Das. Special cell of Delhi police had seized around 540 kg of marijuana while the consignment was illegally transported in similar manner from Berhampur in February last year. Delhi police had arrested two persons for their alleged involvement.In November 2017, police had seized 1,100 kg of ganja, which was transported in a mini-truck from Raipanka under Gajapati district's Adava police station.

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