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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jun 13:

Twin City Commissionerate police today claimed to have nabbed the kingpin of a brown sugar racket operating in the Odisha capital and its neighbourhood.

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According to police, the kingpin identified as Pramod Jena alias Gulshan was arrested from CDA Sector-II area of Cuttack along with his two associates.

“Three persons have been arrested today. They are Pramod Jena alias Gulshan from Jharpada area in Bhubaneswar, Manas Jena alias Bapu from Kalapathar under Banki area and Kuna Khatei from Kesura in Bhubaneswar. Police have seized around 800 packets from their possession. A case No 22, dated 13/6/2016 under 21 B of NDPS Act has been registered against them at CDA Sector-II police,” Twin City Commissioner YB Khurania said.

The market value of the narcotic substance weighing around 350 gram was estimated at Rs 7 lakh. Police raided a house in Cuttack and arrested the trio. A car, three mobile phones and cash was seized from their possession.