In a major haul, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Visakhapatnam regional unit, seized 1,015 kilogram of ganja worth Rs 1.52 crore in the grey market from an Eicher truck registered in Madhya Pradesh near the NAD Junction in Visakhapatnam city.
Based on intelligence that ganja was being illegally transported from tribal pockets in Visakhapatnam Agency to other states, via Visakhapatnam city.
The contraband was being transported from Visakhapatnam Agency to Madhya Pradesh. The ganja was seized under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985. The driver of the truck was arrested.