Bhubaneswar, Mar 19: Excise sleuths today seized brown sugar weighing 195 grams and arrested two persons in Bhubaneswar today.
Officials said that said that the market value of the seized contraband would be Rs 19 lakh. The accused have been identified as Ramesh Beura (25) and Gita Rauta (30).
Acting on tip-off excise officials conducted a raid at Kargil slum under Airfield police limits and arrested both the accused. Officials said that the accused had procured the brown sugar from Balasore and were involved in the smuggling of the contraband for past few months.