Bhubaneswar, Feb 11 (LocalWire): The Excise Department on Monday said they have seized brown sugar worth around Rs. 10 lakh from Bhubaneswar’s Laxmisagar area.
A person named Khirod Sahu has been arrested for allegedly smuggling the brown sugar, said the department.
A special squad of the Excise Department raided the area based on a tip off and seized 105 grams of brown sugar, the market price of which is around Rs 10 lakh, an official stated.
Pertinently, there have been a number of such cases of brown sugar confiscation from Khordha, Bhubaneswar and Pipili in recent times.
The drug is reportedly being smuggled regularly by a racket from Balasore and Jaleswar.