Odisha STF seizes brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore, one arrested

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Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police on Thursday seized brown sugar worth about Rs 1 crore and arrested one person in Balasore district.

The raid was conducted based on intelligence inputs about illegal transportation of narcotic drugs, reported PTI.

A man from Kajimahala was caught with brown sugar worth about Rs 1 crore. A case under NDPS Act 1985 has been registered against the man.

Since 2020, the STF in a special drive against narcotic drugs has seized more than 48 kg of brown sugar/heroin and more than 89 quintals of ganja/marijuana and arrested more than 122 drug dealers/peddlers, they said.

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