Brown sugar seized at Jaleswar Railway Station; one held

Jaleswar: Excise officials today seized 13 gram brown sugar at Jaleswar Railway Station in Balasore district and arrested one person for allegedly smuggling the contraband.

The accused was identified as P Santosh, a resident of Bhadrak district.

According to reports, the brown sugar was being illegally transported from Jhadeswar slum to Bhadrak via Jaleswar. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Jaleswar excise officials conducted raid at the Jaleswar Railway Station at around 5.00 am and seized 13 gram brown sugar worth over Rs 1.5 lakh from possession of the accused.

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