09 February 2019
Malkangiri: Cops of Mudulipada police station today seized over 8 quintals ganja from an onion-laden truck and arrested two persons in connection with the incident.
Reportedly, the ganja worth Rs 40 lakh was being illegally transported from Chitrakonda in Malkangiri to Angul district in an onion-laden truck. Acting on a tip-off, a team of cops led by IIC Jugal Sabar intercepted the truck near Poda Ghat on Highway and seized the sacks of ganja weighing 8.12 quintals.
Truck drivers Dipak Sahoo and helper Biswajit Sahoo were held in connection with the illegal transportation and further probe into the matter is currently underway.