Biharis arrested with 250-kg ganja

    Siliguri: Police in Siliguri have arrested three persons along with 250-kg ganja that was being smuggled from Assam to Bihar via north Bengal.

    The trio ~ Ranjan Kumar, Rajesh Rai, and Ranjit Kumar ~ hail from Bihar. Acting on a tip-off, cops from New Jalpaiguri police station today afternoon stopped at Fulbari Bypass a Mahindra Bolero SUV of Assam in which the trio was travelling.

    On checking the vehicle, the ganja was found in several plastic packets that were wrapped with brown tape. The three were arrested at once. They will be produced in Jalpaiguri court tomorrow.