Cuttack: STF of Odisha crime branch police Sunday seized 3 kg 285 grams of brown sugar from a person near Kuliana village in Baripada district. The worth of the brown sugar would be over Rs 2 crore in the clandestine market.

The STP intercepted the vehicle of the person on the NH 16 at Kuliana near Baripada of Mayurbhanj district and recovered the narcotic substance and incriminating materials from his possession.

The STD has arrested the person and further investigating the case.

The STF’s sustained efforts against illegal trade of narcotic substances, brown sugar weighing around 15kg 648 grams has been seized so far in 2020. The STF has filed 20 cases against 40 drug peddlers in this connections.