Berhampur, September 21 (LocalWire): The police have seized 292 kg of ganja worth around Rs 15 lakh from a container vehicle near Langaleswar on National Highway 16 under Ganjam district’s Khallikote police station limits on Friday.
While the driver of the vehicle, identified as Veejay Singh was arrested, others inside the container, managed to flee from the spot, the police said.
The contraband was being transported from Rambha in Ganjam district to Khurda, the police said after preliminary inquiry.
Acting on a tip-off about the transportation of cannabis in a container on the NH, the police had intensified patrolling in the area.
It was the third major haul of ganja during the last 20 days in the district.