Koraput: Police have arrested eight persons, including five college students in connection with ganja trafficking in the Nandapur area of Odisha’s Koraput district.
The students were identified as Sadanand Guntha of Daleiput, Bhisma Guntha, Jogesh Khada, Damodar and Dambarudhar Khara of Arlaput. The other three were identified as Laxmidhar Khila of Katwa and Rahul Kumar and Saddam Hussain of Champaran in Bihar.
According to reports, the five students were transporting 35 kg of ganja in a car to deliver the same to Laxmidhar. Laxmidhar was supposed to deliver the ganja to Rahul Kumar and Sadam Hussain of Bihar at Damanjodi Railway Station in Koraput district.
Investigation into the matter is underway. Further details are awaited.