Jeypore, Jan 25: Police seized 51.800 kg ganja today morning during patrolling in the district with two vehicles.
However, the peddlers managed to escape due to dense fog cover in the area leaving the ganja-laden vehicles.
Market value of the seized contraband would be around Rs three lakh, police said.
Lamtaput police and Machkund police conducted a joint raid during patrolling near Sagar village and busted the ganja smuggling racket.
Police launched an investigation into the matter registering a case against owner of the seized vehicles.