Khordha: The Quick Action Team (QAT) of Commissionerate police and Jatni police today arrested two brown sugar peddlers at Badatota BSF Camp Chhak and seized 22 grams of brown sugar from their possession.
The accused have been identified as Sangram Keshari Das (30) and Meghalaya Mallick (29). Police have also seized cash of Rs 9400 and two motorcycles from the possession of both the accused.
Police said that the accused claimed to have procured the contraband from Jaleswar in Balasore district. “We are further investigating to verify their antecedents. We are also integrating them to ascertain the involvement of others in brown sugar peddling near the institute,” said a police official.