Berhampur, July 28 (LocalWire): Police seized 510 kg ganja worth around Rs 15
lakh from Chhelagada, near Rananai in Gajapati district’s R Udayagiri police station limits early today by policemen patrolling the area.
Four persons smuggling the ganja in a mini truck were arrested and the vehicle seized, police said.
Although the destination of the contraband was yet to be ascertained, police suspect the cannabis was being smuggled from Gajapati district to Purushottampur via Berhampur before being sent to some other state.
‘Initially, the accused tried to escape but alert police personnel caught them,’ said sub divisional police officer, R.Udayagiri Ashok Kumar Mohanty.
The cannabis was packed in a dozen gunny bags.