Balasore: Crackdown on the illegal trade of drugs, the Jaleswar police today seized nearly 10 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 1.5 lakh and arrested two youths involved in the racket.
The Police conducted a raid near Chalanti Chhaka in Jaleswar and nabbed both the accused while they were smuggling the brown sugar to Bhubaneswar. After conducting a search the cops found a packet carrying 10 gram of brown sugar which costs around 1.5 lakh and seized them. Later the accused duo was taken into custody.
The accused have been identified as Deepak Mohapatra of Old Town in Bhubaneswar and Dhiren Mohapatra of Sakhigopal area in Puri.
Police sources further informed that ganja and brown sugar trading has been on a rise.