Bhubaneswar: The Quick Action Team (QAT) of Commissionerate police and Jatni police today seized brown sugar weighing 48 grams near an educational institute in Jatni.
Police have arrested four persons identified as Ranjan Barik, Prafulla Mohapatra, Soumya Ranjan Khatua and Asish Routray in this connection.
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.