Ganja Worth Rs 15 Lakh Seized In Koraput, 2 Held


Koraput: Police on Saturday seized ganja worth Rs 15 lakh from a van at Lamtaput in Koraput district and arrested two peddlers in connection with the case.

The identities of the arrested were not established immediately.

According to sources, a patrolling team of Lamtaput police was on motor vehicle inspection when they intercepted a van and conducted a search. During the search, police found 5 quintals of ganja stashed in sacks. Subsequently, the contraband was seized.

A case has been registered against the accused persons under relevant Sections of IPC and forwarded to court, added sources.

Reportedly, the contraband was being smuggled from Lamtaput to Jeypore, police said.

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