Bhang worth Rs 18 lakh seized

Indore: Around 3,000 kg bhang worth around Rs 18 lakh was seized from Shyam Nagar area here, police said today.

Based on a tip-off, the police team seized the consignment of 3,000-kg bhang, which was stuffed in gunny bags, from a parked truck in Shyam Nagar area late last night, Juni Police station in charge Dilip Gangrade said.

He said the driver escaped from the place after spotting the police team.

“Further investigation into the case is underway to identify the people involved in the transportation of the bhang,” Gangrade said.