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Brown sugar seized in Bhubaneswar, 2 peddlers held

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police has seized a total of 28.70 grams of brown sugar from two peddlers during a raid near Sikharchandi area in Bhubaneswar yesterday.

The accused duo, identified as Sukanta Das of Sishu Vihar and Nazul Islam of Dharmashala, have been arrested on charges of selling the contraband, sources in the police said.According to sources, a police party conducted a raid near the DLF building in Sikharchandi area following a tip-off and apprehended the duo while they were waiting for customers to sell the narcotics.

During the search, officials seized 22.65 gram of brown sugar and Rs 2550 from Sukanta and 6.5 gram of the drugs along with Rs 16,500 from Nazul, sources added.A case has been registered against the accused under relevant Sections of the IPC. A probe into the matter is underway, the police further informed. 

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