A huge amount of ganja was seized near Rayagada junction during a vehicle inspection near the local Christian hospital. Bissamcuttack Police have arrested Naveen Jedon (ନବୀନ ଜେଡନ) about 41 years old of Uttar Pradesh in this case.
As per the sources, Bissamcuttack police stopped a mini-van (UP-83CT-5275) while inspecting the vehicle. The vehicle was travelling from Gajapati to Uttar Pradesh. It was checked. The vehicle had onion bags inside.
However, the investigation revealed that it contained cannabis. Police brought the vehicle and driver to the police station for questioning. The driver Naveen was identified from the Firozabad police station area of Uttar Pradesh.
The ganja was weighed in the presence of a magistrate. Seized cannabis is 5 quintals 90 kg and its estimated value is 29 lakh 50 thousand. The accused Naveen was then arraigned to court, Bissamcuttack police officer Subash Chandra Karkara informed.