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Tag: Ganja Seized

Koraput, A Safe Haven For Illegal Ganja Trade?

Bhubaneswar: A lot of youngsters are now getting attracted towards Ganja (dry cannabis) peddling as it is seen as a lucrative trade, said Koraput SP Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo. Due to its geographical location, Koraput district is fast turning into a safe haven for illegal Ganja trade as the narcotics substance is being trafficked to various […]

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 worth over Rs 2 crore seized in Odisha, 34 arrested

Malkangiri: In a major breakthrough, Malkangiri Police on Saturday arrested 34 persons and seized 3,305 kg of ganja (dry cannabis) from their possession. Senior officials informed that the cost of the seized narcotics is expected to be over Rs 2 crore. It is pertinent to mention here that on June 6, a police team was […]

3 engineering students held with 32 kg ganja in Cuttack

Cuttack: The Central Excise Intelligence officials on Sunday arrested three students on the charges peddling ganja (dry cannabis) following a raid near Link Road in Cuttack. All the accused are students of a private engineering college in Bhubaneswar. Senior officials informed that 32 Kg ganja worth Rs 4 lakh has been seized from their possession. […]

Huge cache of Ganja seized in Odisha

Rayagada/Boudh/Kandhamal: In a major crackdown on the illicit narcotics trade ahead of crucial elections, Odisha Police and Excise officials seized 483 kilograms of dry cannabis (Ganja) following raids in different parts of Rayagada, Boudh and Kandhamal districts in the past couple of days. After getting a tip-off regarding the movement of a vehicle transporting Ganja […]

Car smuggling ganja meets with accident in Odisha

Boudh: A car smuggling ganja met with an accident near Court chhak in the district on Thursday. The driver of the car sustained critical injuries in the mishap while the other two persons, who were smuggling the cannabis in the vehicle, managed to flee the spot. As per reports, the car was en route to […]

82 kg ganja seized in Gajapati; 4 arrested

Gajapati: Intensifying its crackdown on ganja smuggling, Adaba Police today seized 82 kilogram ganja worth Rs 16 lakh and arrested four persons in this connection in Gajapati. After getting a tip-off on the movement of a vehicle carrying ganja in the locality, Adaba police intensified patrolling to nab the accused identified as Sartam Khan, Nizam […]

Ganja worth Rs 40 lakh seized in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: It seems that ganja smugglers in Odisha are devising new ways to hoodwink the officials. This was again evident after Malkangiri Police seized eight quintals of ganja that was being transported to Raipur in an onion-laden truck. The cost of the seized contraband is estimated to be around Rs 40 lakh. According to reports, […]

Ganja worth Rs 10 lakh seized from Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A flying squad of excise department on Tuesday raided a house at Naupur village under Nandipada police limits and seized ganja worth Rs 10 lakh. The officials accompanied by excise sleuths from Bhadrak and Balasore division raided the residence of one Kanhu Jena and seized more than one quintal of the contraband. While, Kanhu […]

Narcotics worth over 10 lakh seized in and around Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Officials of Excise department today seized narcotics worth over Rs 10 lakh from two separate places in Khurda district and detained three persons in connection with the cases. Acting on a tip off, the sleuths seized Brown Sugar, Ganja and Opium during multiple raids in and around Bhubaneswar. “The raids were conducted based on […]

Car carrying ganja worth Rs 8 lakh overturns, seized

Khurda: A car carrying huge haul of ganja overturned while trying to evade a police checking near Tapang Chhak on NH-16 under Sadar police limits in Khurda district today. According to reports, the Indigo car was en route to Bhubaneswar from Berhampur, when driver of the vehicle sensed about the police checking going on a […]

Ganja worth nearly Rs 3 crore seized in Malkangiri; 2 arrested

Malkangiri: In a major breakthrough, police on Sunday seized 1,500 kgs of Ganja worth nearly Rs two to three crore from a truck near Balimela in Malkangiri district. Sources said the contraband was illegally being smuggled to Nasik in Maharashtra from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. A joint team of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and Malkangiri district […]

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, […]

Ganja worth Rs 1.2 lakh seized by BSF jawans, handed over to police

Jeypore: BSF jawans seized a mini truck loaded with 610 kg ganja worth Rs 1.2 lakh near Sunki in Koraput district on late Saturday night. The seized vehicle with the contraband items were handed over to Pottangi police, BSF sources said. Acting on a tip-off, BSF troops of 120 Battalion intercepted the truck (OR-10-H 3249) […]

Oil tanker trafficking ganja seized in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: An oil tanker trafficking ganja from Mathili in the district to Chhattisgarh was seized by the police today. Acting on a tip off police pulled over the tanker at Malkangiri bus stand and found nearly 100 sacks of ganja in it. Three persons were held in this connection. The value of the seized contraband […]

3 killed, 4 injured as cars collide head-on in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, three persons were killed and four others sustained critical injuries after a Ford Figo car and a Scorpio collided head-on near Tamando chhak here late on Friday night. While one of the deceased has been identified as a resident of Janla area in Gopalpur, the identity of others is yet […]