chandan nagar: 1 outfit with 125g brown sugar | Indore News

INDORE: A 30-year-old man has been arrested in Chandan Nagar area after brown sugar worth more than Rs 10 lakh was seized from his possession, police said on Friday.
Officials said they received a message that a man was carrying large quantities of brown sugar near a residential settlement in the Chandan Nagar area on Thursday evening. The entrance was checked and a joint team of criminal branch police arrived at the scene and nabbed the suspect. During the search, cops recovered brown sugar in several packets weighing 125 grams in total from the accused. The estimated value of the seized brown sugar was around Rs 10 lakh, criminal branch SP Dhanendra Bhadoria said.
The arrested accused was identified as Farhan Khan, a resident of Green Park Colony, Bhadoria said, adding that the accused during interrogation disclosed that he had supplied the contraband to different districts of Madhya Pradesh and also to Rajasthan. A case has been registered against the accused under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 and further investigation is ongoing.
Officials pointed out that the arrest and recovery of brown sugar was carried out by the crime branch a fortnight after Chandan Nagar police dismantled an interstate gang involved in the production and supply of contraband and the recovery of 151 kg of synthetic drugs on five people. TNN

Rachel J. Bradford