Bhubaneswar, June 7 -- In a major breakthrough, the Commissionerate Police on Sunday seized over one Kilogram of brown sugar worth approximately Rs 1 crore from the city and arrested three persons in this connection.

Acting on a tip off about the smuggling of the contraband, a team from Markat Nagar Phase-2 police station and the Special Squad conducted searches on Madhusudan Setu and seized the brown sugar.

As per reports, the Police have also seized a car and a bike from their possession.

"Acting on a specific input about the smuggling of brown sugar, we intercepted a bike and car coming from Athagarh side on Madhusudan Setu and seized the contraband yesterday," Twin City Police Commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi said.

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