4 Including Woman Arrested For Possessing Brown Sugar


Bhubaneswar: Four persons including a woman has been arrested in Bhubaneswar for allegedly possessing brown sugar weighing 42 gram, said police on Thursday.

The Laxmisagar police arrested Asiya Bibi (30), her brother-in-law Arif Khan alias Babu Khan (30), Dilip Singh (51) and Sampad Das (34), all residents of Haldipadia slum in Laxmisagar.

The police arrested them on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, the commissionerate police raided Bibi’s house and seized 42-gram brown sugar from their possession.

Bibi’s family has been involved in brown sugar business for long, said police.

Bibi was convicted by the District Court last year, but she had later challenged the order in the High Court. Bibi has been out on bail.

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