Rayagada, Oct 17: The Bissamcuttack police today seized ganja worth Rs 5.5 lakh and arrested two persons for smuggling the contraband in a vehicle.
The arrested have been identified as Suraj Kumar Maddheshiya (26) and Ashok Yadav (22).
According to police, a team of Bissamcuttack police led by SI Santoshi Barik intercepted a Tata Sumo coming from Ramnaguda side near Markama Temple Chhak, Bissamcuttack and seized the cannabis.
The police have seized 3 sacks of ganja, a Tata Sumo, two mobile phones and Rs 11,280 cash from their possessions.
Further investigation is underway.