Balasore: The Special Task Force(STF) of Crime Branch on Tuesday seized around 300 grams of brown sugar worth nearly Rs 30 lakh in Balasore.
The STF team arrested one person in connection with the illegal trade of the contraband item. An investigation has been launched to unearth more details and find out if there is any international link behind the illegal trade.
A day before, the Commissionerate Police had seized brown sugar worth over Rs 10 lakh in separate places in Bhubaneswar.
According to reports, the Quick Action Team (QAT) of Commissionerate Police arrested a drugs peddler, a resident of Jaleswar area in Balasore, from Saheed Nagar area in Bhubaneswar and recovered brown sugar weighing around 100 grams from his possession.
Chandrasekhar Police also claimed breakthrough by arresting two persons including a student following a raid. Twenty four grams of brown sugar was seized from the possession of the diploma student.