An election static surveillance team on Thursday seized 8.5 kg of hemp from a person while transporting a person boarding a government bus in Villupuram.
The police arrested Prem, a 42-year-old passenger from Kollam in Kerala. The team searched the passengers' bags at a checkpost near Sholanganur and stocked 8.5 kg of ganja in Prem's bag. He was handed over to the Villupuram police.
Police said that he had asked for Contraband from Tirupati. A case has been registered.