Four Bihar youths arrested for smuggling ganja in Odisha

21/08/2020 at 9:47 AM

Jeypore, Aug 21: Four youths have been arrested on charges of smuggling ganja from Koraput district to neighbouring Bihar, police said on Friday.

The arrested, identified as Niranjan Yadav, Rabi Yadav, Raghubir Yadav and Sumit Kumar – aged between 20 and 25 years – used to smuggle ganja from Odisha to Bihar packing in car doors and bumper with the help of some local youths, said police.

Acting on a tip-off, Lamtaput police stopped two speeding cars and conducted search operation during which ganja weighing over 1 quintal was seized from the two cars.

The market value of the seized contraband would be worth around Rs 10 lakh, said police.

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