Gunupur: Gunupur police arrested two persons on charges of transporting ganja illegally in Rayagada district last night. Ganja worth Rs 6 lakh was seized from their possession.
The accused were identified as Suman Kumar Bira and Laxmikanta Nayak.
According to sources, the police patrolling team intercepted a vehicle last night on suspicion and conducted search. During search, the police found the contraband stashed in sacks. Police seized the contraband weighing about 210 kg and the vehicle.
The police have registered case against the two under sections of illegal transporting of contraband. The accused were produced before a local court today, said a police official.