Koraput/Berhampur: Persevering with with its crackdown on unlawful Ganja commerce within the State, Odisha police has seized round Rs 2 crore price Ganja from Koraput and Berhampur within the final two days.
Semiliguda Police on Sunday seized round 15.77 quintal of Ganja close to Daliamba chhak whereas it was being illegally transported in a tanker trunk. The market worth of the seized contraband is estimated to be greater than Rs 75 Lakh, mentioned police sources.
The Semiliguda Police had been reportedly patrolling on the Daliamba chhak space once they intercepted the tanker. The three peddlers, who had been contained in the automobile, fled the spot leaving the automobile behind.
In the meantime, police have seized the contraband and launched a manhunt to nab the miscreants.
Equally, the Excise division officers on Saturday seized round 20 quintals of Ganja from a poultry feed-laden truck close to Kanisi space on NH-16 in Berhampur in Ganjam district.
Reportedly, one drug peddler was detained in reference to the unlawful commerce. The seized Ganja could price greater than Rs 1 crore, mentioned sources.
Miscreants are reportedly utilizing totally different strategies to smuggle narcotic substances like Ganja (dry hashish) within the State. Nevertheless, they’ve been futile of their plan as Odisha police has been usually conducting patrolling and have seized the narcotic substances throughout the State prior to now few months.
In addition to, police have additionally efficiently nabbed a number of drug peddlers who had been concerned in drug peddling.
(Edited By Pradeep Singh)