Koraput: A huge cache of ganja was seized from a van during a joint operation by Lamtaput and Machhkund police at Lamtaput town in Koraput district.
According to sources, a team of Lamtaput and Machhkund police were on patrolling today when they intercepted a van and conducted a search. During the search, police found contraband stashed in the sacks. However, the smugglers managed to flee from the spot.
A total of 170 kg ganja was seized whose market value is estimated to be over Rs 7 lakh.
Police have registered a case under relevant Sections of IPC and launched a probe into the matter.
The Lamtaput-Machhagaon police had earlier seized 80 kg ganja from a car on December 18.