Two coal-laden trucks seized, 4 held


Cuttack: Police on Thursday night seized two coal-laden trucks and arrested four persons on charges of transporting coal illegally.

The accused were identified as Trilochan Jena, Brahamananda Dehuri, Kartik Behera and Pandav Sahoo.

On receiving specific inputs, the police team which was on patrolling duty last night swung into action and intercepted the trucks.

During the search, police found 40 tonnes of coal loaded on to the trucks.

During questioning the truck drivers failed to produce necessary documents relating to coal transportation. Police have seized the vehicles and took the drivers into custody.

Sources said coal was being transported to Cuttack from Talcher.

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