Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, police officials arrested a woman drug dealer and seized 36 grams of brown sugar from her possession in Haladipadia slum under Laxmisagar police station here.
According to sources, officials of Quick Action Team (QAT) and Laxminsagar police station raided the slum and arrested Ruksana Begus alias Jema and found 36 grams of brown sugar from her possession.
Police also seized Rs 41,000 cash from her possession.
Haliadipadia slum has been the main hub of drug business in Bhubaneswar while some women were operating the trade.
Since this trade is very profitable, a major population of the Haldipadia does this business. Brown sugar is smuggled to Bhubaneswar from Kolkata and Jaleswar by train. The peddlers are targeting youths.