Nearly 900 kg ganja worth Rs 70 lakh seized in Odisha's Malkangiri

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Published on March 13, 2021 - Duration: 01:10s

Nearly 900 kg ganja worth Rs 70 lakh seized in Odisha's Malkangiri

During an anti-narcotics drive in Odisha's Malkangiri, the police seized ganja weighing around 880 kilograms worth over Rs 70 lakh from a Bolero in Maithili on Friday night of March 12, and arrested four people from the spot.

Malkangiri SDPO Ansuman Dwibedi said, "A police team headed by Mathili police station stopped the vehicle during night patrolling.

The team found 880.45 kilograms of cannabis stashed in the Bolero car during search and seized the contraband along with the vehicle.

The expected market value of the seized Ganja is over Rs 70 lakh.

The seized contraband was being transported to Raipur (CG).The police have further initiated a probe into the matter."


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Maithili language

Indo-Aryan language spoken in India and Nepal

Mathili

Town in Odisha, India


Raipur

Metropolis in Chhattisgarh, India
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