Tag: Ganja

Brown Sugar
Rising ganja, brown sugar hauls in Odisha point to a thriving market

The registration of NDPS cases has increased from 243 till August '21 to 739 till August this year, registering a growth of 204 per cent.

  • Sunday, 18 September 2022
Excise sleuths unearth Rs33 lakh during ganja raids in Ganjam
Excise sleuths unearth Rs 33 lakh during ganja raids in Ganjam

On August 10, Excise department sleuths had recovered 20 gold biscuits and Rs 1.22 crore while searching for marijuana

  • Tuesday, 13 September 2022
Hemp Farming
FSSAI Approval For Hemp Seed, Oil As Food Source Stirs Debate In Odisha

The hemp seed and its products can only be sold as food or used as an ingredient in a food for sale subject to conforming to the standards laid out by the food regulator.

  • Thursday, 30 December 2021
‘Weed’ing Them Out
IPS Officer Destroys Ganja Cultivation In Naxal Area

Acres of ganja cultivation destroyed by Police in Baliguda of Kandhamal district, Odisha. Baliguda SDPO leads drive by in which ganja cultivation worth crores destroyed

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  • Friday, 26 November 2021
Intelligence sleuths seize brown sugar, ganja in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In separate instances, intelligence sleuths today seized brown sugar and ganja in Bhubaneswar.  According to sources, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence intercepted a truck near Chandaka area which was transporting ganja worth Rs 9 Lakh from Andhara Pradesh to Bihar. Around, 44 packets of the contraband item were seized, though the driver managed to escape from […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Brown sugar worth Rs 7 lakh seized in Cuttack, one arrested

Cuttack: It seems that twin city of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar has now turned into a hub for illicit narcotics trade with spurt in several drug peddling incidents in the past couple of months. The Central Excise and Intelligence department today seized brown sugar weighing 65 grams following a raid at Badambadi area in Cuttack. The […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Brown sugar seized in Khurda, woman arrested

Khurda: Continuing its crackdown on illegal drugs trade, officials of the Excise department seized nearly 76 gm brown sugar after a raid in Bhaliabadi under Town Police limits of Khurda district today. The price of the seized contraband item is worth nearly Rs 8 lakh, informed sources. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
145 kg ganja seized in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Intensifying its crackdown on ganja smuggling, Chitrakonda Police seized 145 kilogram ganja, which was being trafficked in a car, at Guntacheda in Malkangiri today. However, two persons who were transporting the contraband item were able to escape. Sources said that the ganja was being smuggled to Madhya Pradesh from Papulara of Chirtakonda. Speaking to […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Two quintals of ganja seized, 2 held in Balasore

Balasore: The district police seized ganja weighing 2 quintals from a car at Seragada toll plaza in Balasore district late last night. Two persons -including driver of the vehicle Muktikanta Nayak and his associate Rehman Khan have been arrested in this connection. Acting on a tip-off, Khantapada police intercepted an Innova car heading towards Balasore […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Ganja worth Rs 25 lakh seized in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Quick Action Team (QAT) of the Commissionerate Police seized 2.62 quintal ganja worth around Rs 25 lakh on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off, the QAT intercepted a Skoda car illegally smuggling ganja in the city. While the alleged mastermind, Bulu Patnaik fled the spot, one Seikh Ahmed has been arrested, informed sources. Ahmed, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Ganja smuggling racket busted, 3 held in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police have arrested three persons for allegedly smuggling Ganja in a clandestine manner to Karnataka from Bhubaneswar yesterday. A pistol, Rs 70,000, two luxurious cars and 40 kg Ganja from their possession, said Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi. The Ganja peddlers used a unique modus operandi to run the racket and they used to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Brown Sugar, Ganja seized from two different places in Balasore

Balasore: In a major crackdown on the illegal drug smuggling in Jaleswar, Sadar police today raided two villages in Balasore district and seized over 20 grams of brown sugar and 50 kg ganja worth more than Rs 2 lakhs. According to sources, a special police team raided one Salima Bibi’s house in Sekhbad village under […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Student among 2 held near Kathajodi bridge for smuggling Ganja

Cuttack: Busting a contraband racket, Excise sleuths nabbed two persons including a student while they were illegally transporting one quintal Ganja in a car here today. The arrested were identified as car owner Basant Mohanty of Naha village in Keonjhar district and Nilakantha Hansa, a student, of Tikabali area of Kandhamal district. The excise squad […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Ganja smuggling racket busted, 4 held

Phulbani: The Excise department officials on Thursday busted a Ganja smuggling racket in Phulbani in Kandhamal district and arrested four persons in this connection. Acting on a tip off, the officials raided suspected spots in the city and seized about 35 kg of ganja worth around Rs 5 lakh from four peddlers. The arrested have […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Huge cache of contraband seized, 28 detained

Malkangiri: In a big catch, police seized 56 gunny bags stuffed with ganja which were being transported by locals in dense Badaguda forest under Mathili police limits of the district on Friday. Police detained 28 persons in connection with the case. Investigating officials said, the locals are being interrogated, adding the involvement of an inter-state […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021