Brown Sugar Worth Rs 2 Crore Seized In Balasore, One Held

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Odisha Crime Branch on Thursday seized brown sugar worth Rs 2 crore from Basta area of Balasore district and arrested one person in connection with the case.

Acting on a tip-off, the STF Bhubaneswar team conducted a raid at Basta area this morning and arrested the accused person, whose identity was not known immediately.

During the search, brown sugar weighing 2 kg 012 gms and other incriminating materials were seized from the possession of the accused.

A case No.23 dated 24.06.2021 under Section 21(c), 29 of the NDPS Act, 1985 has been registered and further investigation is underway, said a senior police official.

Since 2020, the STF in the special drive against narcotic drugs has seized more than 34 kg of Brown Sugar/Heroin and more than 66 quintals ( 6600 kg) of Ganja /Marijuna and arrested more than 100 drug dealers/peddlers.

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