Tag: Drug Peddling

Rakesh Samantaray, alias Raka.
Notorious drug peddler nabbed by STF, brown sugar worth Rs 2 crore seized

The peddler arrested from near Khordha-Jatni bypass, has been identified as Rakesh Samantaray, alias Raka.  As per reports, the accused hails from Andharua under Ranapur Police limits in Nayagrah District.

  • Wednesday, 09 November 2022
Brown Sugar seized
Bhubaneswar: Brown sugar seized; peddler arrested

Bhubaneswar: In its continuing crack down on drug peddlers, Commisionerate police has seized 250 grams of brown sugar worth Rs10 lakh in the city. A wholesaler identified as Banamali Jena has been arrested by the quick action team of Commissionerate Police from Mancheswar area here. Banamali has 13 police cases pending against him out of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Elderly man held for drug peddling

Kendrapara, June 25 (PTI) A 76-year-old man has been arrested in Odisha’s Kendrapara district on charge of peddling Cannabis and opium. Acting on a tip-off, accused Kulamani Mohapatra was arrested from his house at Kansara village under Kendrapara Sadar police station with the banned substances, said Excise Superintendent Purosottam Dharua. “On a tip-off, the house […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Again! B.Tech graduate arrested for drug peddling in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Excise sleuths today once again arrested a B.Tech graduate student on charges of drug peddling in the Capital city. The anti-drug squad reportedly nabbed the accused from Salia Sahi area and seized 83 gram brown sugar worth around Rs 8 lakh from his possession. The accused, identified as Khitish Patnaik of Khurda, was […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Brown sugar worth Rs 6.5 lakh seized in Bhubaneswar, 2 arrested

Bhubaneswar: Central Excise Intelligence officials have seized brown sugar worth Rs 6.5 lakh from two different locations in Bhubaneswar today and arrested two persons in connection with the same. As per reports, the Excise officials had received information about brown sugar peddling in different locations of the capital city. Acting on the tip off, the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Odisha: Five Drug Peddlers Arrested, 1 Kg Brown Sugar Seized
Odisha: Five Drug Peddlers Arrested, 1 Kg Brown Sugar Seized

Bhubaneswar: A team of special task force (STF) of the Crime Branch on Saturday arrested five persons on charges of smuggling brown sugar in Barunei area near Khordha town. Over…

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
NCB Busts International Drug Cartel Worth Rs 1300 Cr

New Delhi: The Narcotics Control Bureau busted an international drug cartel worth Rs 1300 crores and seized cocaine worth Rs 100 crores. The cumulative seizure of cocaine done by the NCB in India is around 20 kgs, having international value of Rs 100 crores. The agency also seized 55 kg cocaine and 200 kgs of […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021