Ganja worth Rs 10 lakh recovered from roadside


Ganjam: The excise officials on Tuesday seized 192 kg of ganja from roadside near Ratnapur under Sadar police limits in Ganjam district.

According to sources, the contraband was lying along the road. Acting on a tip-off, the excise officials rushed to the spot and recovered the ganja in the presence of a magistrate. The current market price of the seized ganja is about Rs 10 lakh, sources said.

The excise officials suspect that smugglers were transporting the contraband and dumped it along the road in apprehension of being caught. The officials are yet to make any arrest in the connection. Further inquiry is underway.

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