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Ganja worth Rs 5 lakh seized in Rayagada, 2 arrested

7/04/2021 at 10:32 AM

Rayagada, Apr 7: The Digapahandi police seized ganja weighing 117 kg worth Rs 5 lakh near Maula Bhanaja Bridge on National Highway 326 and arrested two persons in this connection in the wee hours today.

The accused have been identified as Sudarshan Dora of Kansamari village and Ranjit Gouda of Katapalli village.

Acting on a tip-off, a team led by Digapahandi IIC intercepted a car which was going towards Brahmapur and found 117 kg ganja during checking. They seized the contraband and arrested the accused subsequently.

The investigation is on to nab other accused involved in the smuggling, said a senior official.

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