A team of the Odisha Special Task Force on Saturday seized around 1,010 kilograms of marijuana in the state capital, said the police.
According to the police, after receiving intelligence, a team intercepted a truck on the National Highway near Tamando and caught hold of more than 10 quintals of the contraband.
Police said a person named Rajesh Singh has been arrested in connection with the drug haul. During the search, marijuana was found concealed inside a secret chamber of the vehicle.
“The accused, a resident of Bihar, couldn’t produce any valid authority in support of the contraband substances after which the vehicles along with the seized drugs were taken away from his possession. A case has been registered in this regard and an investigation is underway,” added the police.
Over 1,000 Kg Of Drugs Seized From Truck’s Secret Chamber