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Ganja worth Rs 60 lakh seized in Rayagada, 4 arrested

8/06/2021 at 7:54 PM

Muniguda, June 8: The Muniguda police has seized ganja worth Rs 60lakh weighing 6.53 quintals and arrested four persons in this connection near Kutudukupa village under Chandrapur block in the district today.

The accused have been identified as Bhima Jagaranga, Trinath Jagaranga, Prasad Jagaranga, and Kabiraj Jagaranga.

Acting on a tip-off a team of Muniguda police led by SDPO Akash Chandra Sahu and IIC Sugyani Sahu conducted raid inside a jungle near Kutupada village and found 6.53 quintals of ganja during checking. They seized the contraband and arrested the accused subsequently.

The accused will be forwarded to the court after their Covid tests are conducted tomorrow and further investigation is underway to nab other culprits involved in this racket, said SDPO.

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