Ganja worth over Rs 1 Lakh seized in Balasore, 1 arrested


Balasore: The excise officials on Thursday conducted a raid and seized ganja worth Rs Lakh from a house in Basta area under Sadar police limits in Balasore district. One person was arrested in this connection.

The accused was identified as Laxman Kumar Singh (35) of Basta.

A special team led by Sadar Excise Sub-Inspector conducted search operation in Basta area this morning at around 9.40 am and seized a huge cache of ganja.

Laxman was carrying the business in his residence at Basta area over past months and police took action after getting specific information about his activities, informed a police official.

Police seized 21 kg 400 gm ganja of worth Rs 1.2 lakh during the raid.

The police registered a case against him and further investigation is on. The accused was forwarded to the court today, an official said.

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