Excise officials seized 120 kg of ganja being transported in a mini-van under a load of jackfruits and arrested a person at Paderu on Thursday.

A native of Bandaveedhi in G. Madugula mandal, K. Ashok, allegedly procured ganja worth Rs. 5 lakh from Gomangi in Pedabayalu mandal and was taking it to Narsipatnam when the Excise officials intercepted the vehicle following a tip-off.

The vehicle was also seized.