Guwahati, May 14 (PTI) In a major haul, the police seized 800 kg of ganja worth over Rs two crore from a truck in Assam's Kamrup Metropolitan district and arrested a person in this connection, a senior officer said.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of Guwahati city police conducted a raid in Jorabat area, bordering Meghalaya, and seized the contraband, he said.

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The truck was on its way to Tamil Nadu from Manipur, when the vehicle was intercepted, the official said.

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet said, “In one of the biggest hauls, @GuwahatiPol team led by JCP Partha Mahanta and SI Kapi; Pathak hit a major inter-state narco network and seized 800 kgs of ganja from a truck at Jorabat. The consignment from a neighbouring state was going to a state in the South. Kudos."

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An investigation is underway, the officer added.

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