Jajpur: Jajpur Road police today arrested three persons, including a woman for smuggling brown sugar today.
Police seized 129 packets of brown sugar, eight mobile phones and Rs 68,000 cash from their possession.
Since this trade is very profitable, youths prefer this business. Brown sugar is smuggled to from Kolkata and Jaleswar by train. The peddlers are targeting youths.
Police have initiated efforts to ascertain the source of the brown sugar, intention of the accused behind carrying the banned contraband with them and any possible link with others. Police have also initiated investigation to verify their criminal antecedents.