Based on a tip-off on a ganja consignment Lamataput and Machhkund Police led by Jeypore SDPO chased and intercepted a jackfruit laden truck near Tikaput chhak for frisking.
During the check the cops came across a number cannabis bags hidden inside the jackfruit laden on the truck. They seized the bags as the driver, helper and another person boarding the truck failed to produce necessary permit.
Three mobile phones, cash worth Rs 3500 were also seized from the possession of the held peddler trio. They were transporting the ganja consignment worth Rs 1 cr to Guntur of Andhra Pradesth from Odisha’s Machhkund.
Further investigation is underway in the case.