Balasore: The district police today seized brown sugar worth Rs 30 lakh near Luniajodi bridge in Sahadevkhunta area and arrested three drug peddlers in this connection.
The arrested have been identified as Hyder Ali of Balasore, kingpin of the peddling activities, and two youths of Khordha.
“We have seized 302 grams of brown sugar from the possession of the accused. As many as three mobile phones, two motorcycles and Rs 9.44 lakh were also seized from them,” said Balasore SP Jugal Kishor Kumar Banoth.
All of them have been forwarded to court, the police official added.