Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Balasore, May 28:
Police today seized huge quantity of brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore at Arad Bazar area of Balasore district and arrested one drug peddler.
The accused was identified as Rafik. He was arrested soon after he came to his house from Kolkata this morning.
The probe has been launched to get details about the narcotics trade in the district.
According to reports, police had kept a strong vigil on the movements of Rafik, who was actively involved in the illicit drugs trade in the past years.
Sources said that the brown sugar was smuggled from West Bengal to Odisha via Kharagpur and Kolkata.