Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police Crime Branch on Sunday seized 262 gram brown sugar from Tapanga area in Khordha and arrested two persons in connection with the same.

The arrested have been identified as Sk Talim and Sk Asif of Routapada village under Tangi block of Khurda district. Apart from the contraband, a motor cycle and other incriminating materials have also been seized, informed police sources.

Acting on a tip off regarding illegal trade of the narcotic substance, the STF conducted a raid near Tapanga crossing on NH-16 and seized the drugs.

According to sources, a case (163/2020 U/s 21(c) has been registered in Khordha Sadar Police Station under NDPS Act, 1985, in connection with the seizure.

Further investigation is underway.