Brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore seized
Bhubaneswar: An alleged inter-State drug peddler has been arrested in Khurda district and brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore was seized from his possession, police said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, the Special Task Force of Odisha Police’s Crime Branch seized 1.04 kg of brown sugar from a man, hailing from West Bengal’s Murshidabad district, on National Highway 16 near Tangi on Wednesday.
The man has been booked under NDPS Act, and he will be produced before the court of Special Judge-cum-District and Sessions Judge, Cuttack. The STF has seized 41 kg of heroin and brown sugar, and 86.81 kg of marijuana this year and arrested over 100 drug dealers and peddlers.