Ganja Worth Rs 3 Crore Seized From Coal-Laden Truck In Malkangiri, 3 Arrested

Malkangiri: Orkel police have seized 2256 kg of ganja packed in 97 gunny bags being smuggled in a coal-laden trailer truck during patrolling at wee hours today.

The contraband is worth around Rs 3 crore police said.

Police have arrested three persons in this connection.

The accused have been identified as Pavan Pandey (25), Amarjeet Yadav (26) and Krishna Yadav (21), police said.

All the accused persons are natives of Uttar Pradesh, police added.

According to Chitrakonda SDPO Ansuman Dwibedi, the contraband was being smuggled from Chitrakonda to Raipur in the neighbouring State of Chhattisgarh.

Chitrakonda SDPO Ansuman Dwibedi