Jeypore: Police on Saturday arrested seven persons on charges of illegally transporting ganja and seized over a quintal ganja from their possession near Padua village under Nandapur Tehsil in Koraput district.
According to sources, a police patrolling team intercepted two cars last night on suspicion and conducted raid while the vehicles were on the way to Angul. During the search operation, police found ganja stashed in several sacks.
The police have registered a case in the matter and arresting the accused. The accused will be forwarded to the court today, said a police official.