A joint team of Commissionerate Police's QAT and Badagada Police arrested the peddler and seized the banned drug.
Bhubaneswar, Jun 18: Continuing with its crackdown against the drug mafia in the Capital City Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate Police on Friday arrested a youth and seized 575 gram brown sugar from his possession.
As per the report, getting a tip-off on the brown sugar trade which was undergoing discreetly at a location in Badagada area today, a joint team of Quick Action Team (QUAT) of the Commissionerate Police and Badagada Police launched a raid.
After detaining the accused, whose identity has not been disclosed by police, and conducting frisk the banned drug packet was seized.
He was later taken into custody being charged under various Sections of NDPS Act. His court forwarding will be held today, informed police.
The market value of the drug seized today will be around Rs 50 lakh.