Ganja worth around Rs 2 lakh seized in Bengal, one held

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Malda (WB), Oct 29 (PTI) Two packets of ganja worth around Rs 2 lakh were seized in West Bengal's Malda district, and one person was arrested in this connection, police said Thursday.

Acting on a tip-off, a patrolling team intercepted a vehicle near Badha Pukur area on National Highway 34 on Wednesday night and recovered 20.6 kg of ganja from it, English Bazar police station's inspector in-charge Madan Mohan Roy said.

The arrested person is identified as Uttam Mondal, a resident of Chitpur area in the district, he said.

'During interrogation, the man said he had plans to supply the contraband to an agent in Kaliachak area,' the police officer added. PTI COR BDC BDC