Binika: In a bizarre incident, a ganja laden car plunged into a canal after it was stopped for frisking by the excise officials in Odisha’s Sonepur district.
Though no casualty took place in the incident, the car driver fled from the site.
According to reports, an excise team headed by Sonepur Excise Superintendent Samuel Hikka stopped a car (registration number OD 31 C 0009) loaded with ganja for frisking on Sonepur-Binika road on Thursday morning.
However, the car plunged into a canal after the driver lost control over it.
While the driver managed to escape from the site following the incident, the excise officials detained a person. Later, the car was fished out of the water and taken to Sonepur.