Berhampur, August 8 (LocalWire): Police today unearthed another gutkha unit at Panigrahi Penth under Berhampur Bada Bazar police station limits and arrested one of the owners, Harihar Das.
Huge quantities of gutkha pouches, 15 bags of spices, a mixture-cum-packing
machine and several empty pouches were seized from the unit evaluated to cost around Rs 8 lakh, said inspector in charge, Bada Bazar police station Prasant Bhupati.
Police raided the area on a tip-off and unearthed the unit that was operating for the last four years, he said.
In the last 10 days, five units were shut down by the police and 11 people arrested. Huge quantities of raw materials and machinery worth around Rs 80 lakh have been seized.