Puri: Baseli Sahi Police seized 273 grams of brown sugar worth over 27 lakhs and arrested six persons in this connection from Mangalaghat Chhak here on Monday.
The accused have been identified as Anil Baral, Krushna Chandra Bhujabala and Somanath Bhujabala of Khordha, Babuna Nayak of Narendra Kona, Balaram Bhoi of Barabati and Babuna Behera from Gokha Sahi, Puri.
According to source, police intercepted a black Pulsar and Tata Safari at Mangalaghat Chhak on their way to Puri and seized the contraband. Police also seized a pistol and a live bullet from the drug peddlers' possession.
Further investigation is underway in this matter.