One held with 751.6 kg ganja in Bihar district

Sleuths of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence today seized over 751 kg ganja from a truck in Bihar's Patna district and arrested a man acompanying the contraband, official sources said.

Acting on a tip-off, a special unit of the DRI laid a trap and seized the truck carrying a consignment of 751.6 kg ganja from Andhra Pradesh for delivery to a client in Hajipur, the district headquarters of Vaishali district, the sources said.

The contraband was hidden in a special cavity in the vehicle, they said.

Mewa Singh from Punjab, who was travelling in the truck, was arrested.

The seized contraband was valued at Rs 37.58 lakh in the market, the sources said.

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