• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Rs 1 crore worth brown sugar seized in Odisha

Google Oneindia News

Bhubaneswar, June 02: The Odisha Police on Tuesday busted a drug smuggling racket and arrested two persons in the city after brown sugar worth over Rs one crore was recovered from them, a senior officer said.

Rs 1 crore worth brown sugar seized in Odisha

Acting on a tip-off, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch police conducted a search operation in Khandagiri area of the state capital and apprehended the two drug peddlers, he said.

J&K: Cops seize brown sugar and AK-56 riflesJ&K: Cops seize brown sugar and AK-56 rifles

    Jessica Lal case convict Manu Sharma to be released prematurely, LG accepts | Oneindia News

    Around one kg of brown sugar with a market value of over Rs one crore was seized from them, DIG of Police, STF, J N Pankaj said.

    One person managed to escape from the spot and efforts are on to arrest him, he said.

    The contraband was suspected to have been bought from West Bengal through Jaleswar area of Odisha's Balasore district, the police officer said.

    The two were arrested, when they were trying to supply the drug to some customers, he said.

    They are being interrogated by the crime branch personnel as part of efforts to find out details about the drug racket and the involvement of other people in the illegal trade, police said.

    The STF has seized around 7.8 kg of brown sugar so far this year, the DIG said.

    For Daily Alerts
    Get Instant News Updates
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X