Ganja Worth Over 1 Crore Seized In Kokrajhar


Kokrajhar, Aug 3:  Kokrajhar police seized ganja weighing around 622 kg worth over Rs 1 crore was seized from a truck bearing registration number PB-08-DS-6178 at Srirampur in Kokrajhar district today.

Two persons were arrested in this connection.

Addressing Reporters in Kokrajhar today, Kokrajhar Superintendent of Police Prateek Thube said the Ganja weighing 622 kg worth Rs 1 crore was recovered from a secret chamber hidden inside a truck during a checking at Srirampur. The truck was on way from Guwahati side and heading towards Kolkata in West Bengal.

Two persons identified as Pritam Singh and Tapas Adhikari were arrested. The driver of the truck managed to flee. Further investigation is on to unearth the drug network.

This is the third major Marijuana haul in the district in the last three months