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Tag: Ganja

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.

‘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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Brown sugar seized
Odisha: Five Arrested Separately For Trading Brown Sugar, Ganja In Rourkela

Police today claimed to have arrested five drug peddlers allegedly involved in brown sugar and Ganja trade in the city on Friday.

Odisha: Ganja Worth Around 2 Crore Seized In Two Days

Koraput/Berhampur: Continuing with its crackdown on illegal Ganja trade in the State, Odisha police has seized around Rs 2 crore worth Ganja from Koraput and Berhampur in the last two days. Semiliguda Police on Sunday seized around 15.77 quintal of Ganja near Daliamba chhak while it was being illegally transported in a tanker trunk. The […]

Odisha: Cops Seize Ganja Worth Over Rs 4 Lakh After Hot Chase, Nab 2 Peddlers

Koraput: Continuing its crackdown on illegal ganja smuggling in the State, police seized around 134.6 kilograms of the narcotic substance near Kanagaon village under Machkund area of Koraput district in the wee hours of Friday. Police have also arrested two persons identified Chaturam of Bihar and Rajiya Paswan of Delhi in connection with the illegal […]

Mumbai ATS Arrests Man From Odisha In Narcotics Case

Koraput: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Mumbai (Nagpur branch) has picked up a person from Jeypore of Koraput district in connection with a narcotics case. A team of the ATS led by Sub-Inspector Ashish Thakur with assistance from local Sadar Police conducted a raid at Kalaguda village on Saturday night. During the raid, the team […]

Ganja Worth Over Rs 1.5 Crore Seized In Separate Raids In Berhampur, Rayagada; 3 Arrested
Ganja Worth Over Rs 1.5 Crore Seized In Separate Raids In Berhampur, Rayagada; 3 Arrested

Berhampur/Rayagada: Huge consignment of ganja worth more than Rs 1.5 crore was seized during separate raids at two different places of Odisha. As per reports, the Excise department officials of Berhampur division reportedly intercepted a coir-laden truck, a car and a pickup van on the National Highway in Berhampur and seized over 11 quintals of […]

Ganja seized
Ganja Worth Rs 3 Crore Seized In Ganjam

Ganjam: Despite a regular crackdown by police and Excise officials, smuggling of ganja and other contraband items continues unabated in different parts of the State. In the latest instance, over 30 quintals of ganja (dry cannabis) worth around Rs 3 crore was seized at Krushnapur village under Patapur Police Limits in the district on Monday. […]

Inter-State Ganja Trafficking Racket Busted In Koraput, 2 Peddlers From Raipur Held

Koraput: In a major breakthrough, the district Police has busted an inter-State ganja smuggling racket and seized 322 kg of the contraband from near Shiva temple in Guneipada chhak here on Tuesday. Two peddlers reportedly residents of Raipur have also been arrested in this connection. According to sources, based on information received regarding smuggling of […]

Bhubaneswar: Huge Quantity Of Ganja Loaded In Bolero Seized, 1 Held
Odisha: Ganja Worth Rs 4 Crore Seized, Over 3 Crore Cultivation Destroyed In 14 Days

Bhubaneswar:  Odisha seems to be emerging as a major transit and production point for pan-India drug-smuggling cartels if the daily seizure of large quantities of cannabis and other synthetic drugs is any indication. A whopping Rs 4 crore worth ganja have been seized and more than Rs 3 crore worth hemp plant cultivation destroyed in […]

Ganja Worth Rs 80 Lakh Seized In Koraput

Koraput: A joint team of BSF and Machkund Police on Wednesday intercepted a pick-up van near Hanumal village in the district and seized over 800 kg ganja worth Rs 80 lakh from the vehicle. The BSF and t0he police were patrolling at a MVCP (mobile vehicle check post) near Hanumal village today when the officials […]

Koraput Police Seize Ganja Worth More Than Rs 1.5 Crore
Huge Haul Of Ganja Worth Over Rs 1.5 Crore Seized In Koraput  

Lamtaput: Intensifying crackdown on ganja smuggling, Koraput police on Saturday seized more than 13 quintals of the contraband during raids at two places in the district. According to sources, the market value of the seized Ganja is around Rs 1.5 crore. The Machakunda police seized more than eight quintals of Ganja inside a closed house […]

Odisha: Ganja Worth Rs 70 Lakh Seized

Koraput: Machhkund Police seized nearly 712 kilogram of ganja worth around Rs 70 lakh from a pickup truck near Bhedibada of the district on Saturday night. During night patrolling, police intercepted the vehicle near Bhedibeda as the ganja was being smuggled from Andhra Pradesh to Jeypore area. However, the driver managed to escape. According to […]

NCB Seizes Ganja Worth Rs 50 Lakh From Bhubaneswar Outskirts

Bhubaneswar: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday seized 700 kg of ganja (dry cannabis) from near Godipada toll gate on Bhubaneswar – Khordha road. The estimated market value of the seized contraband is stated to be around Rs 50 lakh. Sources said the truck was illegally transporting the banned material from Andhra Pradesh to […]

4 Suspected Drug Peddlers 'From Odisha' Arrested With 200 Kg Ganja In UP

Banda: Four suspected drug peddlers have been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh Police for trying to smuggle 200 kg ganja into the state, police said here on Friday. The consignment was being carried in a truck from Odisha to Banda in Uttar Pradesh when it was intercepted by a joint […]

Ganja-laden Catches fire
Ganja-Laden Car Catches Fire In Malkangiri, Peddlers Flee Spot

Malkangiri: A vehicle stuffed with ganja (dry cannabis) caught fire on National Highway near the MV-17 area of Malkangiri district Odisha today. It is being alleged that the driver and other occupants attempted to evade a checkpoint but because of the fire, they had to escape leaving behind the vehicle at the spot. Receiving information, […]

Ganja Worth Rs 80 Lakh Seized From Vegetable-Laden Truck In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha unit of the directorate of revenue intelligence (DRI) on Tuesday seized a huge cache of ganja (Cannabis) worth around Rs 80 lakh in Bhubaneswar while it was being illegally transported to Bihar from Andhra Pradesh. As per reports, the sleuths of the DRI intercepted a vegetable-laden truck near Khandagiri area and seized about […]

Ganja in Police Van
Ganja Seized From Police Vehicle In Odisha!

Sambalpur: In an unexpected turn of events, ganja weighing around 21 Kgs was seized from a vehicle that reportedly belonged to Government Railway Police in Jharsuguda on Saturday. As per reports, the contraband was seized from a police vehicle near Ramapada chhak in Sambalpur by Rengali Police. The vehicle is stated to be belonging to […]

Odisha: Police Chief Reviews Security, Anti-Cannabis Operations In Koraput

Koraput: Odisha police chief Abhay appreciated the anti-Maoist and anti-cannabis initiatives of Koraput police during his visit to the district on Saturday. Abhay, who is the Director General of Police (DGP), accompanied by other senior officers of State Police reviewed the LWE scenario, anti-Naxal Operations in the district, anti-Cannabis initiatives of the district police and […]

Ganja Worth Rs 30 Lakh Seized In Odisha, Two Arrested

Gajapati: Two persons were arrested for allegedly smuggling around four quintals of ganja (cannabis) worth Rs 30 lakh from Kalameri village on Chandiput-Luhagudi road under Mohana Police Station in Gajapati district on Sunday. As per reports, the accused duo, identified as Paul Pani and Anugraha Lima of Ranalai village in R Udaygiri of the district, […]

Ganja worth Rs 2.45 crore seized during smuggling to Bhubaneswar, four held

Vishakhapatnam/Bhubaneswar: In a major haul, a consignment of 1, 638 kg of cannabis worth Rs 2.45 crore being illegally transported to Bhubaneswar from Vishakhapatnam in a goods carriage was seized and four persons were arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Vishakhapatnam on Wednesday. The identification of the arrested persons is yet to be […]

1,000 Kg Marijuana Leaves Worth Rs 1.25 Crore From Odisha Seized In Haryana

Chandigarh: In a major haul, Haryana Police has seized 1,000 kg marijuana leaves worth Rs 1.25 crore from a four-wheeler in Jhajjar district, officials said on Monday. Special task force sleuths also arrested Surjit of Hisar in this connection, they said. The accused was nabbed by the STF team near Sampla road, Jhajjar by-pass area […]

Ganja Cultivation Worth Around Rs 15 Crore Destroyed In Odisha

Phulbani: A joint team of Phulbani Sadar police and excise department officials destroyed ganja cultivation worth around Rs 15 crore on Monday. Acting on a tip-off about ganja cultivation, the cops along with excise officials conducted raids at two forests near Pakadei and Dadaganda villages under Bilabadi panchayat and destroyed hemp plantation on around 150 […]

Odisha Villagers Oppose Crackdown On Ganja Cultivation

Berhampur: Locals of remote Khajuripadar village under Badagada Police limits of Ganjam district today opposed the destruction of ganja cultivation near their village by the police and Excise department officials. Sources said, following a directive from the Ganjam District Collector, a joint team comprising Ganjam DSP, Aska SDPO, Excise officials of Sorada, Forest officials, officials […]

Cannabis Plants Worth Crores Torched In Gajapati, Boudh

Gajapati/Boudh: Intensifying the drive against ganja (Dry Cannabis) smuggling in the wake of the harvesting season of the contraband crop, a joint team of Mohana Police and excise department conducted raids in forests near Nijuma and Ruamba villages in Gajapati district and destroyed cannabis plants worth around Rs 15 crore. The total cultivation spread over […]