133 held with 3,600 kg of marijuana

Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) At least 133 people, mostly tribals, were arrested in Orissa’s Malkangiri district Wednesday for possessing 3,600 kg of marijuana worth Rs.5 crore, police said.

The men were arrested when they were taking the contraband by foot from Chitrakonda to neighbouring Koraput district, police officer A. Routray told IANS.

Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district is about 700 km from state capital Bhubaneswar.