NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Sept 2 - Police in North Lakhimpur�s Narayanpur area recovered 70 bags of ganja hidden inside a dump decker truck coming from neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh.
The dump decker truck bearing registration number AS 01 G 7111 was intercepted on the Tipling flyover near Narayanpur over National Highway-15 on Saturday with the narcotics.
Seven persons travelling on the vehicle were arrested. According to police, they are Hamid Ali, Gurucharan Mandal, Abbas Ali, Abdul Rashid, Tichi Tango, Babu and Manju Dey.
According to police, the seized ganja was worth Rs 20 lakh. It may be recalled that this is the second haul of illegal ganja from Narayanpur area within a week. On August 29, police recovered ganja from a mini commercial vehicle on the Bhogpur-Dorpang Road near Narayanpur.