Bhubaneswar: In yet another crackdown on illegal trade, Commissionerate Police on Monday seized at least 1 kg of ganja from Nanadankanan Chhak in the city and arrested a drug peddler in connection with the incident.
The accused has been identified as Ramesh Sahu (32) of Padasahi village.
According to sources, the cops were conducting patrolling near Nanadankanan Chhak when they intercepted Ramesh who was smuggling the contraband in Twin city.
Following the raid, police seized a sack stuffed with ganja that weighed 1 kg. They also seized the scooter he was riding to smuggle the contraband.
While a case has been registered against the accused, he has been forwarded to court, sources said.