BERHAMPUR: Over 500-kg ganja being illegally transported in a truck was seized by police near Adava in Gajpati district on Sunday.
The market value of the seized ganja will be around Rs 15 lakh, police said.Four persons, including a minor boy, were arrested by police.
The arrested persons include Sujaya Lima, Ajaya Lima and Ranjan Bira, said inspector in-charge, Adava police station, Ajay Kumar Barik.
The driver of the vehicle managed to escape from the spot, he said.The contraband was transported from Adava to Cuttack when the police seized the ganja-ladden vehicle near Christapur, he said.It was major haul of ganja in Ganjam and Gajapati districts after the model code of conduct came into force for the elections.
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