Patna: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Sunday seized 436.5 kg of ganja worth Rs 78 lakh in Bihar’s Patna district and arrested a person in this connection.
Acting on a tip-off, the DRI personnel intercepted a container truck on the Patna-Bakhtiyarpur four-lane highway near Fatuha and seized the contraband.
They recovered 89 packets of ganja and apprehended the truck driver, a resident of Vaishali district, a DRI official said.
The packets were hid in the driver’s cabin of the truck having a registration number of Odisha, he said.
During the interrogation, the accused revealed that he collected the contraband from Bargarh in Odisha and planned to deliver it near Didarganj in Patna.