Brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh seized, 3 arrested in Odisha

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Balasore (Odisha) Jul 13 (PTI) Three people were arrested in Odisha's Balasore district on Tuesday and brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh was seized from their possession, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, police intercepted three men travelling on a motorcycle in Haripur locality of Balasore town and seized 101 gm of brown sugar from their possession, an officer of Sahadevkhunta police station said.

The arrested people have been identified as Sk Kalu from Balasore, Pratap Kumar Mallik from Jagatsinghpur, and Soumya Ranjan Mallik from Niali in Cuttack district.

The motorcycle, three mobile phones, and Rs 23,000 in cash were also seized, he added. PTI COR AAM SBN ACD ACD

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