Bhubaneswar: In a bid to curb narcotics business, Angul district police have frozen assets of as many as six drug peddlers.
A total of six proposals in this regard– three from Angul police station and one each from Nalco, Banarpal and Talcher police stations– were sent to the competent authority for approval.
Assets of the six drug peddlers and benami properties in the name of their family members were froze, police sources said. They have been identified as Krushna Chandra Sahu, Subrat Barik, Sugyani Dehury, Kalandi Charan Sahu, Prakash Seth and Sriram Sahu of the district.
Notably, a decision regarding confiscation of properties of drug peddlers was taken at a meeting chaired by Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay in Sambalpur recently.