Balasore, June 23: Excise officials have seized at least 60 grams of brown sugar from a peddler and arrested him from the Oladanga area under the Nilagiri police limit in Balasore on Thursday.
The accused has been identified as Narendra Samal, a native of the Oladanga village.
According to an excise official, acting on a reliable tip off regarding brown sugar peddling in the Nilagiri area, a raid was conducted in Narendra Samal’s house at Oladanga village by a mobile squad. During the search operation, 60 grams of brown sugar was recovered from the possession of Samal. Based on it, he was arrested and forwarded to court.