Phulbani: The excise officials seized 27 kg ganja from a car and arrested a youth under Phiringia police limits in Kandhamal district for illegal peddling of marijuana.
The accused was identified as Chandan Digal, a resident of Phulbani town.
According to reports, the youth was travelling from Phiringia to Nayagarh district carrying ganja in the car.
Acting on a tip-off, the excise officials conducted frisking all the vehicles at Pabingia village square to nab the accused.
During frisking, the officials seized ganja from the youth’s car.