850 Kg Ganja Seized In Odisha’s Koraput, Five Held

Jeypore: The Crime Branch Special Task Force (STF) on Tuesday forwarded to court five persons arrested in connection with the illegal trade of ganja in Odisha’s Koraput district.

Acting on a tip-off, the STF personnel raided Pitapada village under Nandapur and seized 850 kg of ganja concealed in a tanker fitted with a tractor. They later arrested five persons and seized the tanker, Rs 17000 in cash and other incriminating materials from their possession.

The arrested have been identified as Dharmjit Sharma alias Chacha, Rajnish Sharma and Kanhaiya Singh alias Chaudhury of Uttar Pradesh and the two locals Madhusudan Golari and Ugra Pujari.

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