Khordha, Sep 27: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch today seized brown sugar weighing 262 grams near Tapanga in the district and arrested two persons in this connection. Police said that the market value of the seized contraband would be Rs 26 lakh.
The accused have been identified as Sk Talim and Sk Asif, both are residents of Routpada village. Acting on a tipoff, police intercepted the youths while they were transporting the contraband in a motorcycle.
“We are further interrogating them to ascertain the source of procurement of the contraband. We are also trying to verify their antecedents,” said a police official.