Bhubaneswar, April 7: The Special Squad of the police today seized 120kg ganja from a rented house in Ghatikia and arrested five persons, including three women.
The accused have been identified as Kamlesh Yadab, Sushilen Lima, Susilan Lima of Bihar and Sugyani Behera and Kumani Behera of Ganjam district.
Acting on a tip-off, the Special Squad conducted raid in Plot No-5540,Santi Kutira in Ghatikia under Bharatpur police limits and recovered approximately 120 kgs of Ganja.
According to the police, the youths had engaged the two ladies to procure the ganja from Kandhamal areas which they were bribing in small quantity in bags using Buses and were sticking in the above rented house and in turn they were transporting the same to different places inside town as well as in Bihar Jharkhand.
A case under NDPS act has been registered at Bharatpur police station in this connection and further investigations are on.