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Brown Sugar Worth Rs 30 Lakh Seized In Bhubaneswar, 3 Arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Quick Action Team (QAT) of the Commissionerate Police has seized 300 gram brown sugar worth around Rs 30 lakh from Pahala area in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Acting on a tip-off, the QAT carried out a raid and seized the drug which was being carried by the traffickers to Bhubaneswar for peddling. Police reportedly […]

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Bhubaneswar: Brown Sugar Worth Rs 6 Lakh Seized, 2 Held

Bhubaneswar: In a joint operation, the Quick Action Team (QAT) of Commissionerate Police and the Khandagiri Police seized 60 gram brown sugar worth Rs 6 lakh in the capital city and arrested two persons in that connection on Monday. Acting on a tip off about trade of narcotic substances the Quick Action Team conducted a […]

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Odisha: 262 Gram Brown Sugar Seized In Khordha, Two Arrested

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 […]

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Puri Youths Nabbed For Peddling Brown Sugar Worth Rs 13 Lakh In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Saheed Nagar Police today seized 130-gram brown sugar worth around Rs 13 lakh and arrested two persons in this connection in the Capital city. As per sources, acting on a tip-off, the police on Wednesday conducted a raid and nabbed two drug peddlers while they were planning to sell the contraband item in […]

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No Dawood Link To Drugs Trade In Odisha: DGP Abhay

Cuttack: Odisha DGP on Thursday categorically ruled out links of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in drugs trade in the State. Following the seizure of over 4 kg of brown sugar, Abhay informed that one person has been arrested under Jaleswar Police Station limits on Odisha-West Bengal border last night. The top cop said the Special […]

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Police-Mafia Link Behind Brown Sugar Trade In Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: It is often said no illegal business could thrive without the patronage from those in power. To further the argument in favour of the same, allegations of nexus between police and drug mafia continue to surface. A purported audio clip of a telephonic conversation in which a police officer in Balasore district is threatening […]

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Over 3 Kg Brown Sugar Seized By Odisha Crime Branch

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Sunday seized over three kilograms of Brown Sugar following a raid in Mayurbhanj district and arrested one person in this connection. The cost of the seized narcotics is worth over Rs 3 crore, police said. As per reports, the accused was one of the […]

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Brown Sugar Worth Rs 28 Lakh Seized In Odisha, Peddler Arrested

Cuttack: The officials of State excise department seized 275 grams of brown sugar amounting to Rs 28 lakh from Pir Bazaar area of Cuttack on Monday morning. Following a tip-off about smuggling of the contraband by a bike-borne youth, the excise sleuths carried out raids in Pir Bazaar area and seized the drug. The youth […]

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Crime Branch STF Seizes Brown Sugar Worth Rs 30 Lakh In Balasore; 1 Arrested

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 […]

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Column: A Deadly Trade

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The signs are ominous. The seizure of brown sugar and other narcotics by the police in the last one year or so is believed to be just the tip of the iceberg. Drug mafia appears to be well entrenched in the state with its tentacles spreading everywhere. What is worrisome is […]

Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 1.5 Lakh Seized In Khurda

Bhubaneswar:  In yet another crackdown on illegal drug trade, the Excise department today seized brown sugar weighing 17 gram and worth over Rs 1.5 lakh from Gurujanga area in Khurda district and arrested one person in connection with the incident. In a bid to curb the rise in incidents of illegal trade of narcotics in […]

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Huge cache of brown sugar seized in Balasore, 4 held

Balasore: The Sahadevkhunta Police in Balasore district last night seized a huge cache of brown sugar and arrested four persons in connection with the case. Following a tip-off, police conducted simultaneous raids at Dahapada, Phuladi and other adjoining areas under Sahadevkhunta Police limits and seized the drugs. Though there is no official confirmation on the […]

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Brown sugar worth Rs 14 lakhs seized in Bhubaneswar, Jajpur

Bhubaneswar/Jajpur: Excise officials seized brown sugar worth around Rs 14 lakhs and arrested three drug dealers after raids in two separate places in the state today. According to reports, a flying squad of the Excise department raided Haladipadia slum under Laxmisagar police limits of Bhubaneswar today and seized 45 gram of brown sugar worth approximately […]

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Brown sugar seized in Bhubaneswar; two arrested

Bhubaneswar: In a joint operation by the Quick Action Team (QAT) and Laxmisagar police, brown sugar weighing 64 gram was seized near Jharpada over bridge in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Acting on a tip-off about a drug racket operation in Jharpada area of the city, the officials raided the area and arrested two persons in this […]

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‘Police informer’ caught while peddling brown sugar

Bhubaneswar: Excise sleuths today arrested a person and recovered 105 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh from his possession. During interrogation, the accused, identified as Khirod Sahu of Laxmisagar area revealed that he was working as a ‘police informer’. Though Sahu himself was selling drugs illegally for past few years to make quick […]

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Brown sugar worth Rs 13 lakh seized in Khurda, 1 arrested

Khurda: The flying squad of Excise Department today busted a brown sugar racket by arresting a drug peddler from Samantarapur area in Khurda district today. The accused, identified as Sunil Dalai, used to smuggle brown sugar from Balasore and used to sell in different parts of the district. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team […]

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Woman held while selling brown sugar in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: With a spurt in drug peddling incidents in the past couple of months, it seems the capital city has now turned into a hub for illicit narcotics trade. The Excise officials today arrested a woman on charges of selling brown sugar in Bari area under Khandagiri Police limits in Bhubaneswar today. Acting on a […]

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Police seize 20 gm brown sugar from a woman in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a joint operation by Laxmisagar police and Quick Action Team(QAT), brown sugar weighing 19.40 gm was seized from a woman of Haladipadia slum in Bhubaneswar yesterday afternoon. The prime accused Maina Routray (37) has been taken into police custody. Apart from the contraband item, police also seized Rs 36,640 cash from Routray’s possession […]

B.Tech student caught selling brown sugar

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its crackdown on illegal drug trade, the Excise officials arrested a B.Tech student of a private university for selling brown sugar near Big Bazaar area in Patia of Bhubaneswar today. Acting on a tip-off, the sleuths caught the youth, identified as Biswajit Swain of Jagatsinghpur while he was trying to sell the contraband […]

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240 grams brown sugar seized in Khurda, two arrested

Bhubaneswar: A day after officials of the Excise department seized brown sugar worth Rs 38 lakh from Chintamaniswar and Haldipadia area in Bhubaneswar, the sleuths today seized 240 grams of the contraband item in Khurda and arrested two suspected peddlers. Reports stated a joint team of the Cuttack Excise Intelligence and Khurda Excise departments conducted […]

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Brown sugar worth Rs 38 lakh seized in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, officials of the Excise Department today seized brown sugar worth Rs 38 lakh from Chintamaniswar and Haldipadia area in Bhubaneswar. Three persons including two women have been arrested while further investigation in this connection is on, said inspector-in-charge of Excise department flying squad (Cuttack), Sarat Chandra Bhanja. The accused have […]

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Brown sugar worth Rs 7 lakh seized in Cuttack, one arrested

Cuttack: It seems that twin city of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar has now turned into a hub for illicit narcotics trade with spurt in several drug peddling incidents in the past couple of months. The Central Excise and Intelligence department today seized brown sugar weighing 65 grams following a raid at Badambadi area in Cuttack. The […]

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Brown sugar worth Rs 16 lakh seized; 1 arrested

Balasore: Continuing its crackdown on illegal sale of drugs, the Excise department today seized brown sugar worth Rs 16 lakh from Basta area of Balasore district and arrested a suspected drug peddler. Acting on a tip-off, the Cuttack Central Excise Intelligence conducted raids in Basta area and seized 155 grams of brown sugar from one […]

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Brown sugar worth Rs 29.50 lakh seized in Khurda, two arrested

Khurda: Continuing its crackdown on illegal trade of drugs, Excise officials arrested two persons and seized 295 grams of brown sugar from their possession in the wee hours today. The arrested persons have been identified as Rabindra Pradhan of Mathasahi and Krushna Chandra Palei of Radhamohanpur area under Khurda Town police limits. Acting on a […]

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Brown sugar seized in Khurda, woman arrested

Khurda: Continuing its crackdown on illegal drugs trade, officials of the Excise department seized nearly 76 gm brown sugar after a raid in Bhaliabadi under Town Police limits of Khurda district today. The price of the seized contraband item is worth nearly Rs 8 lakh, informed sources. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of […]