Balasore, Sept 8 (LocalWire): Sahadevkhunta police arrested two people on Saturday evening after seizing 40 grams brown sugar worth Rs 4 lakhs from them.
The accused identified as Dillip Kandi of village Junei under Konark police station of Puri district and Sujit Mishra of Makarbag, under Buxibaxar police station of Cuttack were stopped by the police after a tip off.
Police also seized a car, Rs 4,000 cash and three mobile phones from them.
According to the IIC, Sahadevkhunta police station, Paresh Rout, the duo had received the contraband from a dug peddler at Aradbazar, who managed to escape.
‘After receiving information about the duo, we chased them while they were returning and intercepted them near Haripur chhak, Fuladi.
They have been forwarded to court today after being booked under Section 21(B) of narcotic dugs and psychotropic substances (NDPS) Act,’ Rout told mediapersons today.