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STF Arrests Havildar Over Link With Drug Mafia In Odisha


21 September 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das


Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Saturday arrested a havildar over his links with drug mafia.

Reportedly, the havildar identified as Ranjan Sahu of Balasore had been suspended two days ago for his alleged links with drug trading kingpin Sk Raja.

A native of Sahadevkhuntha in Balasore, Raja was wanted by the STF in multiple cases under the NDPS Act and Arms Act. He was arrested by the STF in Bhubaneswar on September 16.

During interrogation, Raja divulged his links with two police officials following which action was taken against Sahu.