Berhampur,11/01/19:Two male ganja peddlers i have been sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for ten years by a court here for smuggling ganja from Mohona in Gajapati district.
According to information from Santanu Kumar Dash,ASP,Berhampur On 23.03.2015 Kulamani Sethi during his posting at Baidyanathpur PS as SI of police had detected two persons namely Andreya Majhi and Karnel Mallik of vill- Panasa Khala, PS- Mohana, Dist- Gajapati while transporting 20 KG 780 Grms of Ganja on a Hero Honda Splender plus motorcycle from Mohana to Khurda. On his written complainant Baidyanathpur PS Case No. 50/2015 U/S 20(b)(ii) NDPS Act was registered, both accused persons were forwarded to the court.
The case was investigated in to by Ajay Ku Mishra, the than IIC Baidyanathpur PS and on completion of investigation CS was submitted against both the accused persons. The case was tried in the honourable court of 1st Addl Dist & Sessions Judge, Berhampur. Honourable court pronounced judgement in the case on Friday where in both accused persons are found guilty and sentenced to undergo RI for 10 years and deposit fine of Rs 1,00,000/- . In the case 11 PWs were examined.
Adv Sri Anil Kumar Sahu, Addl PP while was prosecuting the case, Adv Sudhansu Panda was the defence counsel.