Nayagarh: Police on Saturday seized 2 kg of ganja from Rajakiari Chhak on Kantilo-Gania road under Khandapada police limits in Nayagarh district and arrested one peddler.
The held peddler has been identified as Prahallad Ghadei of Baliguda area of Kandhamal district.
Acting on a tip-off about ganja trade in the village, a police party conducted a raid in the area. During the raid, Gania police intercepted a motorist. Upon searching the vehicle, cops seized the contraband weighing 2 kilograms from the motorcycle’s sidebox.
A case under relevant Sections of the IPC has been registered against the accused and he will soon be forwarded to court, police said.