Nearly 4kg brown sugar seized in Nayagarh


Nayagarh: In a major haul of narcotics, the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police seized a brown sugar consignment following a raid at Nayagarh PWD Lane late last night.

Acting on a tip-off, the STF team conducted a raid at the rented house and seized the over four kilos of brown sugar along with Rs 60 lakh cash, and 3 pistols from the spot.

However, all the accused managed to flee from the spot. Later, One of the accused, identified as K Vickey Rao, has been nabbed, while the involvement of 7 persons is being suspected. Seized contraband is estimated to be worth over Rs 4 crore, informed Crime Branch ADG.

A case under relevant sections have been registered against the accused.

Further investigation is underway.

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