Police of Jeypore subdivision has seized cannabis (ଗଞ୍ଜେଇ) with a bike while patrolling the area yesterday. One of the suspects was arrested and 2 others were escaped from the scene.
The arrested accused is identified as Chandra Harijan of Garudguda (ଗରୁଡ଼ଗୁଡା) village. According to sources, Jeypore Sadar Police Sub-Inspector NK Toppoo was on patrolling in Garudaguda area yesterday evening.
At this point, three youths from Garudguda village came to the main road chowk with a new numberless bike. However, after seeing the patrolling vehicle, they left the bike on the side of the road and 20kg of cannabis & ran towards the forest.
Chasing them, the police arrested Chandra Harijan of Garudguda (ଗରୁଡ଼ଗୁଡା) village. During the interrogation of Chandra, the police collected information about the other 2 accused.
The 2 accused in the case are Babuli Harijan of Badakaudi (ବଡ଼କାଉଡ଼ି) and Sadan Harijan of Garudguda village, said Sadar police officer Aditya Mahankur. A case has been registered in this regard at the police station and the bike with cannabis has been confiscated.