Jharsuguda : Jharsuguda police on Wednesday, seized 20.6 Kg of Ganja worth Rs. 1.20 Lakhs and arrested three people on the charges of possessing the banned contraband.

Police identified the three accuse as Sitram Sahu (35) resident of Pokhrasale, Nirmal Patel (32) of Pandkimal both from Kolabira Block and Jitendra Rohidas (36) of Jamera under Jharsuguda Block.

As reported, ” On getting reliable information, regarding the transportation of Contraband Ganja from Kolabira to Jharsuguda Town area, three person were apprehended while transporting 20.6 Kg of Ganja in a bike ( bike bearing number No. OD 23J 1731), in front of Engineering School Badheimunda in presence of Smt. Jobita Tirkey (Additional Tehsildhar), Jharsuguda, as a Government Magistrate.

In this connection,  a case has been registered at Jharsuguda Police station under various section of NDPS Act. and the accused will be forwarded to court today