Balasore: Balasore police today seized 38 grams of brown sugar and arrested two persons for peddling drugs.
Acting on a tipoff, a team police officers rushed near an isolated place in Simulia market area and nabbed the two persons – Fayaz Khan and Ashiq Khan – and during search 38 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 1.20 lakh was found from their possession.
Brown sugar is smuggled to Jaleswar and other places of Balasore from Kolkata by train, sources said. The peddlers are targeting youths, the sources added.
The accused have been booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotic Substances (NDPS) Act.