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500 kg ganja seized, 4 arrested

500 kg ganja seized, 4 arrested
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Nearly 500 kg of ganja sealed in packets was seized by the Excise department, informed Excise Superintendent C Narasimha Reddy here on Wednesday.

Bhadrachalam: Nearly 500 kg of ganja sealed in packets was seized by the Excise department, informed Excise Superintendent C Narasimha Reddy here on Wednesday. Addressing the media here, the Excise Superintendent said a Bolero vehicle and an auto-rickshaw loaded with 500 kg ganja sealed in packets, which was being transported from neighbouring Odisha to Mumbai through Bhadrachalam bridge was seized.

On a tip off, the special task force staff of the department intercepted the vehicles carrying the contraband at the Bridge point and seized the ganja besides arresting four persons. The value of the vehicles and ganja packets is pegged at Rs 30 lakh, he explained. Circle Inspector Jayasree and Excise staff took part in the operation.

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