CUTTACK: A special squad of Excise Intelligence and Enforcement Bureau, Central Division on Friday arrested one Sk Sahid(30) and Sakar Soren (20) at OMP Bus Stop near JKBK College here and seized 130 gm of brown sugar worth more than `13 lakh from their possession.
Sources said Sahid and Soren, of Arada Bazar under Sahadevkhunta police limits in Balasore district, are reportedly lovers and were involved in supplying the contraband from Balasore to Cuttack, Puri, Bhubaneswar and Paradip.
Excise officials had come to know about the drug dealers after conducting a raid at Haldipadia slum in Bhubaneswar recently.
Excise officials have seized four mobile phones from the possession of the accused. The phones are being verified to identify the receivers of the contraband, police said.
The duo, which has admitted that they were lovers, was remanded in Choudwar Circle Jail.