Rupees Brown sugar worth 1 Crore seized from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch has seized brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore from Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha.

Police have also arrested one person in this connection.

Based on intelligence inputs, a raid was conducted by a team of STF with the help of Commissionerate Police near Sundarapda under airport police restrictions on Tuesday. During the raid, the police seized brown sugar weighing 1.05 kilograms from the possession of Umesh Behera.

Behera has been remanded to court pending investigations to establish the source of purchase of the contraband.

According to police sources, the special operation against narcotics continues. Since 2020, the STF has seized more than 58 kg of brown sugar, 202 grams of cocaine, and more than 111 quintals of ganja, 750 grams of opium, 750 grams. Police have also arrested more than 159 drug dealers and traders.

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