Smuggler held with Ganja worth Rs. 1.5 crore in Jorabat


GUWAHATI: Ganja worth Rs. 1.5 crore was seized in Guwahati’s Jorabat on Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, police conducted a search operation at around 05:30 in Jorabat area of Guwahati and seized 50 packets of contraband from a truck(AS-19C-5534).

The estimated price of the seized contraband is around 1.5 crore rupees, informed the police team.

Meanwhile, Police have detained one Hafizur Mandal, the driver of the truck. On questioning, Hafizur said he brought the Ganza from Mono Bazar in Tripura and the consignment was slated to be delivered to Hauli in Barpeta.

The Police investigations are underway and more people associated with the case will be arrested soon, informed the investigating officer.