Ganja seized in city, two held

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Bhubaneswar: Police on Saturday seized nearly eight kilograms of ganja from Khandagiri area in Bhubaneswar and arrested two persons in this connection.

The arrested duo has been identified as Rohit Behera Majhi (26) and Ratu Pradhan (23).

According to sources, a police team apprehended the duo in Khandagiri area when they were walking towards Tapoban slum with the contraband.

During the search, police seized eight kilograms of cannabis worth over Rs 30,000 from them.

Police said that the duo was transporting the consignment to the city from Kandhamal.

While both the accused persons are in police custody, a case against the duo has been registered and further investigation into the case is underway, sources said.

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