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Brown sugar worth Rs 38 lakh seized from slum in Bhubaneswar, one held

Bhubaneswar: Special squads of excise department today seized 105 gram brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh from Haladipadia slum in the State Capital. One has been arrested

The accused has been identified as Santosh Sahoo.

Acting on a tip off, the excise team raided Haladipadia slum and nabbed Santosh while he was selling the contraband in the slum area. They also seized 105 gram brown sugar from his possession.

The Haladipadia slum has become the den of brown sugar traders.

Notably, excise officials arrested a woman drug dealer with 20 gram brown sugar in Bari area under Khandagiri police station on February 7.

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