44 kg Ganja seized in Odisha’s Puri amid lockdown, One Arrested

44 kg Ganja seized in Odisha’s Puri amid lockdown, One Arrested

Puri : Amid COVID-19 lockdown, Excise officials on Tuesday seized 44 kg of ganja from a car in Odisha’s Puri district and arrested a person in this connection.

The accused has been identified as Debashis Swain, a resident of Nahantara village under Nimapara police limits in the district.

Acting on a tip-off, Puri Excise team intercepted a car near Sendh Chhaka here at around 5 AM and conducted a search. During the search, the personnel recovered 44 kg of ganja inside the car.

The vehicle bearing Regd No: MP04 CB 6501 has been seized.

A case has been registered under NDPS Act against the accused in this connection, said an official.

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