Balasore: In a major crack, the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Thursday seized brown sugar worth Rs.2.70 cr from Nilagiri PS area in Balasore district.
STF has arrested two persons involved in the case. Odisha Police DG confirmed this in a press conference today.
Based on a tip off, a combined team of STF officials and Nilagiri Police conducted raids and arrested the accused while they were returning home after a feast late last night. While some of them managed to escape, the police could arrested two of them.
It’s worth mentioning that the State police has seized more than 6 kilos of brown sugar in the last 4 years. STF has alone seized brown sugar worth around 6.7cr in the last three months.