Three arrested with ganja

Berhampur: Intelligence wing of the excise department has arrested three persons from West Bengal here while allegedly smuggling ganja.

The excise personnel also seized around 30 kg of ganja from them on Wednesday, official sources said.

The arrested persons were identified as Pitu Seth, Mustaf Biswas and Pintu Biswas who hailed from Nadia district of West Bengal. The trio had brought the contraband from Gajapati district and were caught while transporting the ganja to West Bengal, said a senior excise officer.