Around 242 kg of pod husk (Doda Chura) worth about Rs 10 lakh was seized from a vehicle in Chhoti Sadri area of Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district, police said today.
The pod husk was seized from an SUV after it was abandoned by its occupants following a chase by the police, SHO Chhoti Sadri Pradeep Bittu told PTI.
He said the vehicle upon approaching a police check-post, set up to keep an eye on smugglers, made a U-turn and sped away.
The occupants left the vehicle in a farm near Rajpura crossing and fled away, Bittu said.
During search of the vehicle, around 242 kg of pod husk was seized, he said.
A case under the NDPS Act has been registered against unidentified persons, police said.