The arrested person has been identified as Satyananda Sahu, a resident of Nuabhuban village under Bhuban police station limits in the district.
Acting on a tip off, Excise officials from Kamakhyanagar conducted raid at Sahu’s residence in Nuabhuban village and recovered 62 kg of ganja from the house.
The Excise officials seized the contraband item and arrested Sahu as he failed to produce any authentic documents for possessing ganja in his house, official sources said.
The market price of the seized ganja would be around Rs 3 lakh, a Vigilance official said.
Sahu was allegedly running the illegal trade of ganja from his house, sources added.