Odisha: Brown sugar worth over 2 crore seized

Bhubaneswar: A massive drug haul has been made in Odisha on Wednesday by the Special Task Force (STF). The STF got a tip-off and conducted a raid in which as much as two (2) kgs of brown sugar has been seized.

The estimated worth of the seized brown sugar is said to be over Rs. 2 (Two) crores said reliable sources. As many as two (2) drug peddlers have been arrested. It is further worth mentioning that, one of the arrestees is an accused in a murder case.

During search contraband brown sugar weighing more than 02 Kg (2020 gm), One Knife and other incriminating materials were recovered and seized from his possession.

The accused person could not produce any valid authority in support of possession of such contraband materials, for which the accused person was arrested and will be forwarded to the court of Addl District and Sessions cum Spl. Judge, Khordha.

Special drive against narcotic drugs is continuing. Since 2020, STF has seized more than 61 Kg of Brown Sugar/Heroin, 202 Gram Cocaine and more than 111 quintals of Ganja/Marijuna, Opium 750 gram and arrested more than 163 drug dealers/peddlers.

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