Brown sugar worth Rs 1.65 cr seized, 4 held

Brown sugar worth Rs 1.65 cr seized, 4 held

Sources from Coastal Security Police informed Deccan Herald that the four persons were arrested on the spot when they were trying to sell brown sugar. The arrangement for the trafficking of the brown sugar was made at Malpe shore. The Coastal Security
Police personnel followed the auto rickshaw from Malpe in which the drug was transported to the dealer.  

The four persons who were arrested have been identified as Santhosh from Hassan, Mohammed Irfan from Athradi, Pramodh Poojary from Saligrama and Sukumar alias Preetham from Barkur.

Besides, one auto rickshaw, a car and a bike  was also seized. All the accused were produced before court which remanded them for judicial custody.

Set ablaze

Some unidentified miscreants set ablaze ABC Friends Club in Thokkottu on Friday night.
The Club building is situated in 75-year-old building with seven shops in it at Permannur Krishnanagara. If the fire had spread, it would have caused major damage in the region as few houses were situated beside the building. A watchman who saw fire at Friends Club informed the locals.