Excise department seizes 7 kg ganja in Rourkela

Rourkela: The Excise Department seized seven kilograms of ganja and arrested two persons on charges of smuggling the banned substance in Bondamunda area of Rourkela today.

According to sources, the ganja was reportedly being transported from Rayagada through train. After reaching Rourkela, the substance would have been routed to Delhi. However, acting on a tip off, the Excise department reportedly seized the ganja at Bondamunda.

While ganja is reportedly routed to Delhi regularly through this route, the Excise department has initiated efforts to curb such trafficking and apprehend the persons involved in such activities, sources added.