Continuing with its crackdown police seized a vehicle carrying huge cache of bhang (dry cannabis) by conducting a raid in Bhejiput area in Ganjam district last night and arrested the driver.
The raid was conducted after Bhejipur Police got a tip-off on a Bolero bearing Registration Number-OR 13H 6341 en-route to Puri from Aska carrying dry cannabis consignment late in the night.
After intercepting the vehicle a police team comprising of Bhejiput PS IIC Purnachandra Pradhan, Constable Simadri Pradhan and Sudarshan Jena intercepted the Bolero and carried out a search inside the same.
Dry cannabis weighing 3.99 quintals were found from the vehicle and was seized by the cops before taking the driver into custody.
The accused have been charged under NDPS Act and forwarded to court today.