Brown sugar worth over Rs 70 lakh seized in Odisha’s Khordha

Khordha: The Twin City Commissionerate Police have seized 706 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 70.6 lakh from Bada Raghunathpur in Odisha’s Khordha district and arrested two persons in this connection, police sources said.

The accused have been identified as Soumyaranjan Baliarsingh and Ranjit Kumar Nayak of the district.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Quick Action Team (QAT) of the Commissionerate Police and Jatani police raided the spot this afternoon and seized the brown sugar besides apprehending the accused duo.

A car, a scooter, three mobile phones, and Rs 1820 were seized from their possession. A case under section 21(c) of the NDPS Act has been registered and further investigation was underway.

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