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120kg cannabis worth Rs 10 lakh recovered in Odisha, 2 arrested

Odisha police on Friday arrested two men after 120 kgs of ganja (cannabis) was recovered from their possession in Kalahandi district’s Dharmagarh area. The cannabis recovered is worth Rs 10 lakh.

india Updated: Aug 21, 2020, 19:15 IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The accused were arrested while smuggling the cannabis from Kalahandi to West Bengal through a vehicle.
The accused were arrested while smuggling the cannabis from Kalahandi to West Bengal through a vehicle. (ANI photo)

Odisha police on Friday arrested two men after 120 kgs of ganja (cannabis) was recovered from their possession in Kalahandi district’s Dharmagarh area. The cannabis recovered is worth Rs 10 lakh.

“Two persons have been arrested while two others managed to flee the spot. The arrested accused have been identified as Thirtharaj Sagar of Dharamgarh and Chandrasen Meher of Baldhiamal village of Junagarh,” Chandra Sekhar Sabar, inspector in charge, Dharamgarh Police station told ANI. 

The accused were arrested while smuggling the cannabis from Kalahandi to West Bengal through a vehicle.

A team of Special task Force (STF) intercepted the vehicle at Dharmagarh and conducted a raid after which both the accused were arrested. The STF team also recovered seven mobile phones from their possession.

(with agency inputs)

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