Cuttack: Three engineering students were arrested by a team of Central Excise Intelligence officials on the charges of peddling ganja (dry cannabis) after a raid at Link Road in Cuttack.
At least 32 kg ganja, a car were seized from their possession. All the accused are students of a Bhubaneswar-based private engineering college.
Acting on a specific tipoff, a team of Central Excise Intelligence officials conducted caught three youths and found ganja from their possession,
Since this trade is very profitable, youths prefer this business.
Excise sleuths have initiated efforts to ascertain the source of the dry cannabis, intention of the accused behind carrying the banned contraband with them and any possible link with others. Police have also initiated investigation to verify their criminal antecedents.