Mohana: Mohana Police seized over six quintals of ganja near Taramaal village of Gajapati district and arrested six persons on charges of smuggling the contraband.
The accused persons were identified as Binod Kumar Sharma, Jaypal Singh, Suresh Kashyap, Balak Ram, Manoj Veer, and Sukant Majhi.
Acting on a tip-off, Mohana police searched the container truck and found cannabis stashed in 21 gunny bags that weighed around 610 kg. Police also seized a motorcycle from their possession.
“The accused persons were transporting the cannabis consignment from Shikulipadar area to Haryana in a container truck. The estimated price of the seized contraband is around Rs 40 lakhs,” the police said.