Bhubaneswar,Jun 02 : The Special Task Force of Odisha Crime Branch police today seized brown sugar worth around Rs one crore from Khandagiri square in Capital city and arrested two drug peddlers in this connection. Police said acting on a tip-off ,a team of the STF conducted a raid and arrested the drug peddlers, seized a motorcycle and the contraband.
The STF team arrested the accused while they were trying to make a deal to dispose of the drugs. Preliminary investigation revealed that both the accused are from the Khordha area and they have brought the brown sugar to Bhubaneswar from Murshidabad. The STF is trying to find out the detailed modus operandi of the drug peddlers. The state capital city of late has emerged as the prime centre for brown sugar business. (UNI)