Bhubaneswar: The Excise sleuths today arrested an engineering student from Salia sahi slum area in Bhubaneswar the charge of smuggling brown sugar.
Acting on a tipoff, the sleuths nabbed the accused and seized 83 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 8 lakh and a motorcycle from his possession.
He was earlier pursuing B Tech course in a city-based college.
He was working as a peddler and used to deliver the contraband at the doorsteps of buyers, the officials said.
He was selling the narcotics to the students of different institutions and other customers in the areas.