Berhampur, July 22 (LocalWire): Police arrested three people from New Delhi and two from Bihar at Hinjili today while they were allegedly smuggling ganja in a car.
The 45 kg contraband worth around Rs 1.50 lakh along with the car has been seized.
Inspector in charge, Hinjili police station, Abhimanyu Das, said the accused were transporting the contraband from Kandhamal to New Delhi via Berhampur in the car.
‘While we were checking the vehicles in Hinjili on Sunday might, the men tried to divert the car.
We detained the vehicle as it has a New Delhi registration number and since they were replying satisfactorily,’ he said.
While searching the vehicle, the IIC said they found a gunny bag containing ganja. The bag was kept in the boot of the car, he added.