Kandhamal, Jan 25: Phiringia police today seized ganja worth Rs 4 lakh from an ambulance and arrested the ambulance driver.
Police said that the ganja was being transported to Bhubaneswar in the ambulance. “Acting on reliable information, we intercepted the ambulance and during search of the vehicle 82 kilograms of ganja was found stashed in two gunny bags. The driver of the ambulance Ajay Pradhan has been arrested,” said a police official.
Police said that the accused claimed that he decided to transport the contraband in the ambulance to hoodwink the police. “We are further interrogating Pradhan to ascertain the source of procurement of the ganja,” added the police official.