Balasore, Sept 15 (LocalWire): Sahadevkhunta Police seized 302 gms of brown sugar worth Rs 30 lakhs from the possession of three peddlers on Saturday evening. They have been arrested and forwarded to court.
Police also seized Rs 9.44 lakh cash, two motor bikes and three mobile phones from Piabash Rana, alias Banka of Kumbhilo village under Khurda town police station, Bhabani Swain of Jagulipatna village under Khurda police station and Sheikh Hyder Ali, resident of Aradbazar, under Sahadevkhunta police station limits.
Addressing the media, the superintendent of police, B Jugal Kishore, said the accused were under surveillance ever since they received input from intelligence.
He said after interrogation revealed Rana and Swain had come from Khurda to ferry drugs from Balasore. They were working as carriers.
‘After taking the consignment from Hyder, when they were going to Khurda on their bikes, they were intercepted near Nuniajodi and the contraband seized from their possession,’ said Kishore.