Berhampur,19/07/19:Fifteen Kg of ganja has been seized from a person here on Friday and thr accuse person have been arrested in this connection, the Bada Bazar Police.
Berhampur SDPO City Mr BP Pati said, basing from a reliable information Bada Bazaar IIC,Mr Prashant Bhupati and staff detected one Jalandhara Sahu (57) of Sandha Mohanty Street Haridakhandi Jn. The contraband was packed in packets, weighing 500 gms.
“We suspect the house was used as a transit point for transporting ganja to different places, mostly outside the state. These might have been procured from marijuana-growing districts like Kandhamal, Gajapati and Rayagada,” the SDPO said.
Preliminary inquiry showed that the contraband was to be taken in a train to other states.
The investigation is on to find out how he procured the ganja and since many years fellow into this illegal business,” said inspector in-charge of Berhampur Bada Bazar police station Mr Prashant Bhupati.