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Odisha Police seizes brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore, 4 nabbed | Bhubaneswar News

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BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Police on Saturday arrested four persons and seized ‘brown sugar‘ worth more than Rs 1 crore from their possession, among other valuables in Bhadrak district.
During an enforcement drive, the Bhadrak rural police seized 1,090 gram brown sugar from an auto-rickshaw carrying four persons near Charampa on NH-16, said Bhadrak Superintendent of Police Charan Singh Meena.
The market value of the seized brown sugar is more than Rs 1 crore. The police also seized Rs 1 lakh cash, three mobile phones and other articles, he added.
The police said the four accused persons, including a woman, have been presented before the court. Two of the accused belong to Bhadrak district while the other two are from Balasore district, alleged to be a hub of drug smuggling in Odisha.
Three of the accused had gone to Jaleswar area in Balasore district by auto-rickshaw and procured the drugs from a drug supplier while the fourth accused supplied brown sugar in Bhadrak and its peripheral areas, the police added.



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