Brown sugar worth Rs 40 lakh seized in Odisha's Baripada

Baripada (Odisha), Apr 13 (PTI) Brown sugar worth Rs 40 lakh was seized in Odisha's Baripada town on Tuesday, police said.

The drugs were seized during a raid at the house of Govind Paul (40) in the Takatpur area, they said.

Paul was arrested in connection with the case, said Birendra Senapati, the inspector-in-charge of the local police station.

Police suspect Paul to be part of an inter-state brown sugar smuggling racket, he said.

Further investigation is underway, he added. PTI CORR AAM SOM SOM