120 kg ganja seized from tractor in Odisha’s Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Excise Department officials today seized around 120 kg of ganja from a tractor in Odisha’s Nabarangpur district and arrested two persons in this connection.

Acting on a tip-off about the huge cache of ganja being transported in the vehicle from Malkangiri to Kalahandi, the Excise officials intercepted the tractor near Indravati bridge. On searching the vehicle, 24 packets of ganja weighing around 120 kg were recovered.

The arrested have been identified as Kamala Lochan Gulal and Khagapati Alrab. The cost of the seized ganja is estimated to be Rs 6 lakh. The owner of the tractor had promised the arrested persons of giving them Rs 20,000 for carrying ganja in the tractor, police sources said.

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