SHILLONG: The police in Meghalaya have seized high quality ganja, worth over Rs 3.5 crore.

The ganja was recovered by the police from a Guwahati-bound truck in West Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya.

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma has lauded the state police for seizing the consignment of ganja and termed the seizure a “stellar catch”.

The seized consigment of ganja weighed over 1100 kilograms.

A total of 1168.182 kg of ganja, packed in 80 packets were seized at Mookyndur checkpoint in Meghalaya.

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The market value of the seized contraband is worth Rs 3.5 crore.

The driver and his helper fled from the spot.

In his tweet, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma said: “Jowai_Police recovered 1168.18 KG Ganja worth ?3.5 crores in wee hours from a truck at Mookyndur while transiting to Guwahati through MeghalayaKudos to @MeghalayaPolice for yet another stellar catch. Continue your tirade against drugs with unwavering commitment.”

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