Siliguri, 12th January: Special Task Force arrested two persons with brown sugar worth crores. The arrested accused have been identified as Hafizur Rahman, a resident of Manipur, and Dalim Sheikh, a resident of Jharkhand.
It has been learned that acting on a tip-off, the STF officials detained a truck in the Fulbari area. During the search, 2 kg 510 grams of brown sugar was recovered from the secret chamber of the truck. The estimated market value of the recovered brown sugar is around Rs 2.5 crore.
According to STF sources, the brown sugar was being transported to Bihar from Manipur. The duo was sent to Jalpaiguri court today.