15 October 2019
Nimapada: The tiny town of Nimapada was shocked when it became news that while parents are maintaining law and order in Puri district, their son was arrested for brown sugar possession and distribution.
As per reports, Excise Department officials on Monday night raided a hideout near Jayshree Hall Chaka of Nimapada in Puri district. They seized 24 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 2.4 Lakh. Two youths- Shantanu Kumar Das and Satya Ranjan Dash were arrested.
Both of them are +3 final year Physics stream students. Most importantly, Shantanu’s parents are Assistant Sub-Inspector and in employment of the Puri Police.
Upon interrogation, the youths revealed that they have been in brown sugar business for quite some time now. They covered the supply at Nimapada.
This raid was part of several raids conducted by the Excise Department on orders of the Puri Collector.