16 October 2019
Jaleswar: Around 1 kg brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore was seized from a house at Milbadi in Station Bazaar area here on Wednesday during a joint raid by sleuths of Balasore Excise and Central Excise department in Cuttack.
A person identified as Sapan Kumar Pradhan was arrested in this connection and one country-made pistol was also seized from his possession. Reportedly, Pradhan was involved in illegal drugs trading since long. He was caught red handed after someone tipped off the Excise.