Brown Sugar Worth Rs 27 Lakh Seized in Balasore; 1 Arrested


Balasore: Police have seized 75 gm of brown sugar worth about Rs 27,50,000 and arrested one person in this connection in Jaleswar of Odisha’s Balasore district.

The cops also seized Rs 1,23,600 in cash, a motorcycle, a mobile phone, an Aadhar Card, a bank passbook, a cheque book and an ATM card from the possession of the accused.

The identity of the accused is not revealed yet. According to reports, a team of Jaleswar police went for roadblocking near Ankul Chandra Temple at Krishna Nagar on Jaleswar-Laxmannath road and was able to arrest the accused who was transporting brown sugar from West Bengal Side to Jaleswar on his motorcycle.

They seized 275 gm of brown sugar worth about Rs 27,50,000, Rs 1,23,600 cash from his exclusive and conscious possession along with other articles.

Further investigation into the matter is under progress.

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