Two Held For Smuggling Ganja Through Courier Service


Bhubaneswar: Continuing the crackdown against illegal narcotics, police have arrested two persons for allegedly smuggling ganja from the state capital to New Delhi through a courier service.

The arrestees have been identified as Manish Kumar and Anirudh Mishra who reportedly hail from New Delhi

Acting on reliable input, police conducted a raid at the courier company. Upon searching the courier packet, police found 45 kgs of ganja worth Rs 3 lakh and other articles inside.

According to preliminary investigation, it is learned that the accused from Delhi were staying at a rented house in Bhubaneswar. They used to obtain contraband from different peddlers in Gajapati district.

A case has been registered under the NDPS act and the accused has been forwarded to court, sources said.

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