Ganja worth Rs 60 lakh seized in Koraput

26/09/2020 at 11:42 AM

Koraput, Sep 26: In a huge catch, the Lamtaput outpost police on Friday night seized huge quantity of cannabis during patrolling.

According to sources, the police while patrolling intercepted a pickup van coming from Lamtaput area and during search huge quantity of ganja was seized.

While the ganja smugglers managed to flee from the spot taking advantage of darkness and torrential downpour.

Police said that the estimate cost of the seized ganja is around Rs 60 lakh.

Police have seized the vehicle and registered a case against the owner of the vehicle and started investigation.

Lamtaput outpost police officer Dillip Pradhan said that there is involvement of local youth in smuggling of ganja and the persons involved in the smuggling will be nabbed soon.

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