The contraband was concealed with onion sacks to hoodwink enforcement agencies. “We have also detained two persons, including the driver and assistant driver for further interrogation,” said a DRI official. DRI officials also said that they are trying to ascertain the involvement of any organised gangs in the incident.
Visakhapatnam: Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Bhubaneswar unit, on Tuesday, seized dry ganja worth Rs 1.48 crores from a truck near Berhampur of Andhra Odisha Border.
Based on concrete information that a ganja laden truck was heading from Visakhapatnam to Berhampur, DRI officials intercepted the truck on NH 16 near Berhampur and recovered the ganja, weighing 988.2 kgs, from the truck.