Ganja worth Rs 16L seized in Gajapati, four held


Gajapati: Police on Monday seized ganja worth Rs 16 lakh from four traders near Renu village under Adaba police station in Gajapati district.

Cops have also arrested the four persons in connection with selling the contraband.

Acting on a tip-off about the illegal trade, a police team conducted a raid in the area. During the search, the police found gunny bags containing the contraband, which weighed around 82 kilograms.

It is suspected that the contraband was being transported to various parts of the district, police officials said.

A case has been registered under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and probe into the matter is on, the police added.

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