Over 7 quintal ganja seized in Umerkote, 4 arrested

Nabrangpur: The Umerkote police on Sunday seized over seven quintal of ganja at Chandiabeda village in the district and arrested four persons including an employee of Assam Rifle in this connection.

Acting on a tip-off a special squad led by Umerkote Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Dinesh Kumar Nayak raided the house of one Rabi Narayan Samartha and found 712 kg of ganja inside. Police also seized four bikes from his house.

A case has been registered under sections 20 (b) (ii) (C)/29 NDPS Act, 1985. The arrested person will be forwarded to a local court later on Monday, the police said.

Further investigation into the case is underway.

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