Bhubaneswar: The police on Sunday arrested four ganja smugglers near bus stand in Jaydev Vihar square in the city and seized 40 kg of ganja.
Those arrested were Badal Mohanty(36) of Sarankul area and Rabi Behera(27) from Jhumpuri area of Nayagarh district, Prasanna Kumar Parida(30) from Bolagarh area of Khurda district, Tapan Kumar Das (27) of Shyampur under Khandagiri police station.
The four accused were apprehended during wee hours of Monday while standing near the bus stand. Sources said police caught them at the bus stand on suspicion that they were consuming ganja and to its surprise during the course of investigation police found them possessing 40 kg narcotics with them.
Meanwhile as their bail plea petition has been rejected the four accused have been sent to jail.