Brown sugar worth Rs 1.5 cr seized, two held in MP

Two persons were arrested after brown sugar worth about Rs 1.5 crore was recovered from them, an official said Monday.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 28, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

Jhabua: Two persons were arrested after brown sugar worth about Rs 1.5 crore was recovered from them, an official said Monday.

The flying squad of the narcotics department intercepted the two persons, Sher Khan and Chawan Khan, who hailed from Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, on late Saturday night while they had boarded the Indore-Mumbai Avantika Express at Ratlam, B R Meena, Regional Director of Narcotics Department, Indore said.

Upon search, brown sugar valued at about Rs 1.5 crore was seized from their possession and they were arrested at Bamaniya railway station, he said, adding that the duo was planning to go to Mumbai.

The two have been booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, he said.