Bus conductor held for smuggling ganja in Cuttack


Cuttack: Excise sleuths on Tuesday arrested a conductor of a private bus from Nirgundi under Chowdwar in Cuttack on charges of smuggling ganja.

The identity of the accused conductor is yet to be ascertained.

Acting on reliable inputs about transportation of the contraband, Cuttack excise sleuths this morning intercepted a bus at Nirgundi and conducted a search. During the search, police found around 50 kgs of ganja following which the conductor was arrested.

Reportedly, the contraband was being transported from Chendipada area in Angul district.

A case under relevant sections of the NDPS Act has been registered against the accused conductor, sources added.

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