Godda : In a major success for the district police ‘Ganja’ worth Rs 25 lakh has been seized from a SUV under Meharma Police Station area of this district.
Godda SP Shailendra Prasad Barnwal said that a tip-off had been received regarding the prohibited substance being transported in a car from Odisha into Jharkhand via Bihar border following which a vehicle search was conducted at Pirpainti border.
He said that during the vehicle search drive a SUV was signaled to stop but instead the driver drove away along with the vehicle which was abandoned midway and he fled from the spot. Upon searching the vehicle was found full of ganja which was kept in 55 packets and 8 ATM cards.
The SP said that a team has been dispatched to Odisha to catch the smuggler.