Mohana, Mar 10: The Mohana police seized ganja worth Rs 1.76 crore and arrested one person in this connection near Kamalpur Chhak in Gajapati district today.
The accused has been identified as Sunil Kumar, a resident of Uttar Pradesh.
According to the police, they stopped the container truck during a regular checking schedule and found 14.70 quintals of ganja inside the container. They seized the contraband and arrested one of the accused.
However, an associate of the accused managed to escape from the spot.
After the preliminary investigation, it was found that the contraband was being smuggled to Uttar Pradesh from Rayagada district.