Cuttack: The members of District Excise Flying Squad have been successful in scuttling the illegal movement of ganja (marijuana) by arresting three miscreants and seizing the vehicle loaded with the contraband.
As per reports, the raid was conducted near Manguli here on the outskirts of this city following which 63 kg ganja worth over Rs 3.15 lakh was seized. Besides, a Scorpio (OD-04-AF-0065) used in the crime have also been seized while three smugglers have been arrested.
The three arrested have been identified as Ajay Kumar Sahu of Kuakhia police limits, Subash Sahu of Kathia Sahi under Kujang police limits and Biswanath Sutar of Gayala Banka under Banki police limits.
On being tipped off, Cuttack deputy superintendent of Excise D.K. Palei led the Flying Squad and intercepted the Scorpio near Manguli under Tangi police limits.