Jagatsinghpur: Excise officials on Saturday seized 75 grams of brown sugar from Markandapur village in Jagatsinghpur and arrested a person in this connection. The accused has been identified as Deepak Das.
Acting on reliable inputs about the illegal trade, the Excise sleuths conducted a raid in the area and apprehended the youth from the village here.
During the search, officials seized 75 grams of narcotics worth at least Rs 7.50 lakh.
The accused person is in custody. A case has been registered against the accused under relevant Sections of the IPC and further probe into the matter is underway, sources said.