Balasore: Police on Friday arrested a drug peddler from Laxmananath area in Balasore district and seized 30 grams of brown sugar from his possession.
Acting on reliable inputs about the drug peddler, police conducted a raid in the area and apprehended the accused.
Reportedly, the accused was trying to smuggle brown sugar to West Bengal by concealing the drugs in fish.
Following the raid, 30 grams of narcotics was seized from his posession.
Meanwhile, police are interrogating him to elicit information whether he was operating independently or have links with any brown sugar smuggling gang.