Nabarangpur, Apr 6: Unearthing yet another drug trafficking racket in the State, police seized 25 kg ganja from a passenger bus in Nabarangpur town on Monday and took three women into custody.
Based on a tip-off on the ganja consignment which was en-route to the district from Berhampur, the Town Police carried out a raid. After intercepting the bus namely ‘RB Coach’ bearing registration number-OD 07 V 8822 and carrying out a search inside the same, the cops found 25 kg ganja and seized those.
After three women who were carrying the cannabis were taken into custody over failing to produce necessary permit, the driver and conductor of the bus were also arrested.
The market cost of the seized ganja will be around Rs 1 lakh. Cases under the relevant Sections of NDPS Act have been lodged against the held accused, said police.