Muniguda, May 13: The Bissamcuttack police today seized ganja worth Rs 18.5 lakh near Thuapadi village in Rayagada district.
The police also seized a truck used to transport the contraband.
According to police, a team of Bissamcutatck police was performing patrolling duty near Durgi in the morning, when then tried to intercept the truck.
However, , the suspects on board speeded up the vehicle and later on found the vehicle parked near a jungle near Thuapadi village having loaded with 375 Kg ganja.
“The vehicle was carrying Onions on its back side carrier. The contraband articles along with 36 bags filled with onion were seized,” said police.