Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Berhampur, May 22:
In a major haul, Excise department sleuths today seized 260 kg of marijuana from Gopalpur junction locality in Odisha’s Silk City-Berhampur.
One person identified as Ranjan Kumar Panda, a native of Podamari village has been arrested in this connection. A Bolero vehicle has been also seized.
“Approximate value of the seized marijuana will be around Rs 13 lakh,” said Arun Kumar Padhi, inspector Excise department.
Panda used to procure marijuana from different areas of Gajapati district and then smuggled it to various places in the state, Excise department sources said.