Bhubaneswar, June 5: Odisha Police has seized brown sugar weighing 9.5 kilograms till April this year so far.
As per police statistics, police had seized 411 grams of brown sugar in 2017 which increased to 2.6 kilograms in 2019. The seizure further increased to 35.6 kilograms in 2020.
“Since 2020, Special Task Force (STF) action against narcotic trafficking has resulted in seizure of more than 32 kilograms of brown sugar and more than 66 quintals of and arrest of more than 100 drug dealers and peddlers,” said a police official.
The STF on Thursday has seized brown sugar weighing 2.06 kilograms during a raid at Jaleswar in Balasore district. The investigating agency has also arrested three accused in this connection.