26 October 2019
Cuttack: In yet another successful raid, illegal firecracker production units were busted by the Commissionerate Police in Jagatpur area here today.
Led by Cuttack Police Superintendent (SP), the raids were conducted at Kazi bazaar, Trilochanpur, and Padmapur. Crackers worth five Lakhs was seized and three people were taken into custody for interrogation.
Further during another raid at Nimasahi under Puri Ghat police limits, firecrackers and raw materials amounting to over two lakhs were seized and six persons including the main manufacturer were arrested.
The accused have been identified as Akhya Parmanik (56), Gunur Behera (50), Sanatan Das (45), Rakesh Parmanik (31), Jiten Parmanik (28) and Megha Nayak.
A week ago, on October 19, the Commissionerate Police had busted illegal firecracker units at Trilochanpur and Mahajanpur under Jagatpur Police limits and seized firecrackers of about 50 Lakh. Twelve people were arrested in this matter.