Balasore, January 9 (Localwire): In an early morning raid at a residential house here, the Jaleswar police seized 50 gms of brown sugar worth of Rs 5 lakh on Thursday.
The police conducted the raid following a tip-off and took into custody one person on charges of possessing the contraband.
The raid was conducted in village Shekihbad, which is a known hub of drug peddling in the district at around 4.30 am by the police squad led by sub-divisional police officer Ankita Kumbhar.
The identity of the accused has not been disclosed by police as he was still under interrogation.
He would be produced before to court on the charge of peddling contrabands under the relevant section of the NDPS Act following the interrogation, sources said.