STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Two nabbed with over 1 Quintal Hemp

Published: 29th August 2013 11:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th August 2013 11:11 AM   |  A+A-

Two persons were arrested and 1.6 quintals of hemp seized from their possession near Nuabazaar in Binka town on Wednesday morning.

They have been identified as Ajay Amanta (30) of Handpa in Angul and Pranabandhu Mishra (23) of Sonepur town. Two of their accomplices managed to escape.

According to reports, Binka police intercepted a taxi being driven by Pranabandhu Mishra and on search, recovered the contraband. The car was on its way from Phalsagura in Boudh with the contraband and police are trying to ascertain the place to where it was headed for. Preliminary investigation revealed that the car is owned by one Laxmi Jagdala.

In a separate incident, Bargarh Sadar police have arrested six persons and recovered from them 27 kg of hemp, seven mobile phones and `27,000 in cash on Wednesday. The accused were travelling in a car which was intercepted by police at Veer Chhack on NH-6. They were on their way to Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh from Boudh. Those arrested have been identified as Biswajit Pradhan and Ramesh Manihira of Boudh, Sambhu Soni, Raju Sahu, Ashok Rajak and Narayan Das, all of Jabalpur.

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp