Brown sugar worth Rs 10L seized in Bhubanesawr, dealer held


Bhubaneswar: Excise sleuths on Monday seized brown sugar worth around Rs 10 lakh and arrested one person from Laxmisagar area in Bhubaneswar.

The arrested, identified as Khirod Sahu, is suspected to be the dealer of the contraband.

Acting on reliable inputs about the illegal trade, the Excise department officials conducted a raid and apprehended Sahu while he was selling the contraband in the area.

During the search, Excise officials seized 105 gram of brown sugar from the accused person’s possession. The accused person is currently in police custody for interrogation, officials said.

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