Ganja worth Rs 1 crore seized while being smuggled to Punjab from Odisha

Jeypore: Busting an inter-state ganja smuggling racket, the Jeypore police of Koraput district seized cannabis worth Rs 1 crore near Jeypore Ghat while being transported to Punjab last night.

Acting on reliable information,a police team led by Jeypore Sadar Police Station OIC A Mahakur conducted a crackdown near Jeypore Ghat and intercepted a truck coming from Koraput. On searching the vehicle, the cops recovered 93 packets containing 1,001 kg ganja worth Rs 1 crore and nabbed a person driving the vehicle.

The cops seized the truck, three mobile phones from his possession. The accused, Amrinder Singh (31) of Haryana, will be produced before court today. 

“Others persons involved in the racket are being identified and steps are being taken to apprehend the suspects as soon as possible,” said police.

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