A massive haul of brown sugar weighing around 10.6 kg was seized from Phuladi area in Balasore on Friday.
As many as six persons, including the kingpin from Madhya Pradesh were arrested.
The competent authority, whose office is located in Kolkata, is a quasi-judicial authority under the NDPS Act to pass order for forfeiture of such illegally acquired property.
The arrested cocaine peddlers, Ravi and Sunny Kumar, have links with international drug mafia and it helped them bring the psychotropic drug into India and the State, revealed the Odisha Police Crime Branch ADG, Sanjeev Panda on Wednesday.
Acting on a tip off, a special team of the STF raided a house in the village and recovered the illegal substance before the consignment was sold to potential customers.
The Commissionerate Police in Cuttack arrested three drug peddlers and recovered 268 grams of brown sugar from their possession on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar: Two days after narcotics worth around Rs 3 lakh were seized from a slum in the city, excise sleuths today busted another drug racket and arrested two persons for possessing brown sugar worth lakhs of rupees. Acting on a tip off, officials of excise department raided a house at Haladipadia slum under Laxmisagar police […]
Cuttack: The flying squad of Excise department on Monday seized 280 grams of brown sugar worth nearly Rs 30 lakh following raids at two places in Cuttack. Two drug peddlers from Aradabazar area in Balasore have also been arrested in this connection. The accused have been identified as Sk Sahid (30) and Jada Soren […]
Police today claimed to have arrested five drug peddlers allegedly involved in brown sugar and Ganja trade in the city on Friday.
Balasore: Police arrested two drug peddlers and seized 38.64 gm brown sugar from Markona area under Simulia Police limits in Balasore district on Monday. According to reports, Simulia Police arrested the accused while they were heading to Bhadrak on a bike. Police had specific intelligence regarding the transportation of the contraband items. The market value […]
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 […]
Banda: Four suspected drug peddlers have been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh Police for trying to smuggle 200 kg ganja into the state, police said here on Friday. The consignment was being carried in a truck from Odisha to Banda in Uttar Pradesh when it was intercepted by a joint […]
Malkangiri: In a major crackdown, Odisha police seized over 14 quintal of Ganja (dry cannabis) and arrested eight persons including one home guard, on Monday. As per reports, police seized 14.11 quintal of dry cannabis in the crackdown and arrested the eight persons including the home guard of MV 79 police station and a woman. […]
Jajpur: Two drug peddlers were arrested here in the district after 10 gram of brown sugar worth Rs 1 lakh was seized from their possession. Acting on a tip-off, a team of police personnel launched a search operation at Panikoili market on Sunday and apprehended them. The police seized 40 sachets of brown sugar and […]