Bhadrak, Mar 3: The Dhusuri police today seized 265 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 26 lakh near Asurali in Bhadrak district and arrested three persons in this connection.
The accused have been identified as Manibhadra Sahu, Niarakar Jena and Trilochan Das.
Acting on a tip-off, the Dhusuri police intercepted a speeding vehicle and searched it. Upon search, the police found 265 grams of brown sugar from their possession. Subsequently, they seized the contraband and arrested the accused.
The police also seized Rs 22,000, 10 mobile phones, and a scooter from their possession.