The Rolugunta police on Sunday seized 1,750 kg. of ganja being transported from Narsipatnam to Tuni. During a vehicle check, sub-inspector Appanna and his men intercepted a car at Vaddipa on Butchaiapeta-Sarabhavaram road near and found that the contraband was packed in seven bags and kept under the seats and other parts of the car.
Owner and driver of the car Ratna Kumar of Narsipatnam was arrested while three others managed to escape, said Kothakota Inspector U.V. Krishna Varma.
The contraband, procured from the Agency area of the district, is meant for transport to Tamil Nadu from Tuni, it was learnt.