The territorial police on Wednesday arrested four persons and seized 15 kg of ganja from them.
Addressing a press conference here, Senior Superintendent of Police (Law and Order) Deepika said the arrested include three persons from Andhra Pradesh and one from Tamil Nadu. The seized contraband was worth ₹8 lakh.
The Anti- Narcotics Task Force had arrested three persons from Maducarai on September 9 in connection with possession of around 500 g of ganja. Investigation of the three revealed that they procured the weed from a person hailing from Andhra Pradesh.
Based on the tip off given by the accused, a police team on Wednesday conducted a search at the Puducherry Railway station after the arrival of Bhubaneswar Weekly Express Train and arrested the four. V
The team also confiscated 15 kg of ganja from their custody, the SSP said.