Balasore, June 4: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Friday seized around 2kg of brown sugar in Jaleswar area of Odisha’s Balasore district and arrested three persons in this connection.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of police personnel conducted a search operation in Jaleswar and recovered brown sugar weighing around 2 kg from the accused persons.
The cost of the seized brown sugar is estimated to be around Rs 2 crore, a senior police officer said.
The identities of the accused have not been disclosed till the report was filed.
“A case has been registered under NDPS Act against the accused persons with the jaleswar police station in the district. Further investigation is underway,” police said.