Lamtaput, Mar 26: Police seized ganja worth Rs 40 lakh from a tractor at Lamatput in Koraput district last night.
Lamtaput and Jalaput police conducted a joint raid and seized the contraband when it was being transported from Bangurupada village to Balei village in the area.
Over 4 quintal ganja packed in 14 sacks was being transported for special packing to smuggle outside the state.
However, the driver and the peddler, who were carrying the ganja, managed to flee from the spot taking the opportunity of the darkness, said police.
Police have started further investigations.