Hyderabad: Directorate of Revenue intelligence seized 1,143 kg ganja from a cargo vehicle in Bhubaneswar, Odisha late on Saturday night.
According to DRI officials in Hyderabad, they received a tip-off based on which they intercepted a cargo vehicle at Mancheswar Industrial Area in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. During their search they found 1143.8 kg ganja.
The officers found 80 packets of ganja concealed in a specially made compartment inside the container vehicle. Ganja was loaded at Berhampur, Odisha and was transported to Madhya Pradesh.
“The material was seized under the provisions of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985. The value of the seized contraband would be around `1 crore,” said the official. One person was apprehended under NDPS Act 1985 and the cargo was seized....