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Odisha police seize properties worth Rs 2 crore of brown sugar smuggler

3/12/2021 at 4:53 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 3: Balasore police has sent a proposal to the competent authority under NDPS Act in Kolkata for confiscation of assets worth about Rs 2 crore owned by notorious drugs smuggler Sk. Samiruddin alias Taklu Raja.

The properties include 11 plots and bank deposits. Police had seized brown sugar weighing 405 grams from Samiruddin in February last year.

“Many narcotics cases are pending against Samiruddin at STF and at Balasore districts. During the course of investigation, financial investigation was conducted in which illegally acquired properties worth around Rs 2 crore were identified and seized. A detailed proposal for confirmation of forfeiture of the properties earned out of contraband drugs business was sent to the office of Competent Authority, Kolkota as per provision of Sec. 68 (F) NDPS Act, 1985,” said a police official.

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