Bhubaneswar: The Special Squad of Commissionerate Police and Sahid Nagar police conducted a joint raid last night and seized around 40 kg ganja from Saheed Nagar area in Odisha capital with the arrest of three peddlers.
The force also seized one mouser, Rs 70,000 and two cars.
The arrested peddlers have been identified as Basudev Parida of Khurda and his accomplices S Manoj and S K Mohan of Karnataka State.
Acting on a tip-off, the police chased two cars bearing registration numbers OR 02 AZ 3773 and OD 33F 8200 and busted the illegal drug trafficking racket in the city.
Police are quizzing the arrested peddlers to trace other members of the racket.