Koraput: Police in Koraput district seized 596 kg ganja being smuggled in a diesel tanker in Lamtaput area of Koraput district on Friday.
The contraband was seized from Khilwa Chak during routine patrolling by Nandapur police. The ganja was being smuggled to Kolkata from Andhra Pradesh.
Huge consignment of Ganja seized from diesel tanker in #Koraput
Over 5 quintals of Ganja (dry cannabis) worth Rs 20 lakh seized by Nandpur police during patrolling at Khilwa chhak; the consignment was being smuggled to #Kolkata from Andhra Pradesh, 2 peddlers arrested #Odisha pic.twitter.com/ESyzOS1Fpd
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Two persons were arrested in this connection. The market price of the seized contraband is about Rs 20 lakh, the police said.