Boudh, Nov 10: The excise department officials on Wednesday seized Ganja weighing 1 quintal on NH-57 at Mursundi chhak in Sonepur district and detained one person in this connection.
The accused has been identified as Jitu Padha of Angul district.
Acting on a tip-off, the excise officials conducted a raid and intercepted the Tata Ace on NH-57 at Mursundi chhak.
A case has been registered and further investigation is on. The officials are also trying to ascertain the source of procurement of the Ganja.