Ganja, brown sugar worth Rs 8 lakh seized in Cuttack, two held


Cuttack: In a major breakthrough, Excise officials on Monday seized around 80 gram of brown sugar along with five kilogram ganja from Machhua Bazar area here and arrested two persons for possessing the haul of narcotics products.

The arrested duo has been identified as Manoj Kahali and Dillip Kahali of Machhua Bazar in the city.

Acting on a tip-off that a drug racket was operational in Machhua Bazar area, the Cuttack Excise flying squad led by DSE BK Singh Samant conducted the raid and arrested the drug peddlers.

According to official sources, the seized brown sugar is worth Rs 8 lakh. The arrestees have been booked under NDPS Act and will be forwarded to court today.

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