Bhubaneswar: Balasore excise officials arrested a person and seized 30 grams of brown sugar from his possession at Ambakuduchi village under Basta block in Balasore district today.
The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Ray.
Acting on a tip-off, excise officials were conducted the raid on the Ray’s house and seized the brown sugar that is estimated to be worth Rs 3 lakh.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Rabindra had illegally imported the brown sugar from West Bengal and was selling it in Balasore area.
Further investigation is underway to crack their network.