Bhubaneswar, Nov 16: Two persons were arrested in connection with smuggling of brown sugar near Pahala area in Bhubaneswar.
The accused have been identified as Anil Kumar Nayak, a resident of Kedarpalli area of Bhubaneswar and Seikh Sumsuddin, resident of jaleswar in Balasore district.
Acting on a tip-off, the Balianta Police conducted a raid and seized 300 grams of brown sugar near Pahala area in Bhubaneswar. The estimated worth of the seized contraband is said to be over 30 lakh.
Besides brown sugar, the police have seized a car, a bike and two mobile phones.
“Both the accused were arrested and have been forwarded to the court. Further investigation in this matter is underway”, said a police official.