Ganja worth 50 lac seized by Jeypore Sadar Police

Seized ganja bags and boxes
Jeypore.August 6: The Jeypore Sadar Police on Friday seized Ganja (Cannabis which is also know as Marijuana) worth 50 lacks from a dense forest near Padmapur under Tankuva GP in Koraput district. According to the police officer Mr.Hemanta kumar Padhi, they have received an information in the morning from reliable sources about a truck carrying Ganja bags and going towards Jeypore from Malkangiri.
Immediately the police staff led by SI, Mr.Subhash chandhra Bhoi and ASI, Mr.Prabhakar Patnaik rushed to search the vehicle. But the culprits smelled the rat and immediately diverted the truck towards law collage, Bominigaon and entered into the  deep jungle near Padmapur. They have abandoned the vehicle in dense forest and fled away. The police search team traced the Tyre prints of the truck which led them to the forest. But even after an intensive search they couldn't trace the truck till 2 pm. The search team decided to go back. When the team returned back for a second round of search they have spotted the vehicle in the deep forest. The truck which they found appeared empty. The police team guessed some secrete cabin inside the truck and after thorough search they found a secrete cabin which contained the ganja. 
Truck in dense forest
Detecting the secret cabin
Breaking the secret cabin doors
Unloading the ganja from the truck
IIC Mr HK Padhy explaining about the operation
They have informed the matter to Jeypore Sub-divisional police officer Mr.Utkal Ranjan Das and IIC Sadar Police station Jeypore Mr.Hemant Kumar Padhy. The police officials rushed to the spot and opened the secrete cabin in front of Megistrate Maheswar Naik (Jepore Tahasildar). As many as 110 baxes including 33 big bags of ganja was found inside the truck secret cabin. Mr.Hemant kumar Padhy said to the press that, they were suspecting the ganja was being carried from Malkangiri  to Chattishghar state. He said that this is the first time a truck with ganja seized from a forest in the district. So far no one is arrested in this connection. The seized ganja worth is expected to be near about 50 lac he added.

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