Berhampur, Jan 26: Ganjam district police has seized ganja carrying auto-rickshaw from Badagada-Mohan main road on Wednesday evening.
A huge cache of ganja has been recovered from it and as many as five peddlers have been apprehended in this connection.
Sources said Badagada police was patrolling on the Badagada-Mohana highway today. Meanwhile, a speeding auto-rickshaw passed on the way, loading some packets.
Being aware of the police presence, the auto-driver raced up his vehicle to get rid of the police team’s sight.
Anticipating some foul play, a team of police intercepted the auto and carried on a search operation. During the search, a huge cache of ganja was recovered from it.
Following this, the contraband and the vehicle were seized with arresting the peddlers under Sections of the NDPS Act.