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850 kg ganja seized in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

A joint team of Special Task Force and Intelligence (DRI) has seized 850 kg of contraband ganj from Bhakhtiyarpur.

A statement from state police headquarters said today that a team of STF and DRI intercepted a truck coming from in Bhakhtiyarpur in rural district late last night and seized 850 kg of ganja.

A ganja smuggler Sukhdeo Ram was arrested with the smuggled contraband, it said.

The truck was on way to Vaishali district from a destination in Andhra Pradesh, it added.

DRI unit has registered a case in this regard.

After total prohibition in since April last year, illegal trade in dry intoxicants like ganja, smack, etc have increased as revealed by huge seizure from different parts of the state.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 21:22 IST