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Huge cache of hemp seized, 2 arrested in Berhampur

9/01/2022 at 3:58 PM

Berhampur, Jan 9: Huge cache of hemp has been seized on Sunday, by the Excise officials from Kodaladabi  Dhanurjayapur village in Berhampur.

Two peddlers identified as Prashant Pradhan and Ravindra Nahak have been arrested in this connection.

Sources said Ravindra and  Prashant were trafficking hemp from Kandhamal district. Meanwhile, South zone excise officials intercepted them at the Kodaladabi  Dhanurjayapur area and seized the contraband material.

Subsequently, two peddlers were arrested while the driver managed to flee from the spot, said an excise official.  

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