By Express News Service
JAJPUR: A particular squad of Jajpur police arrested two individuals and seized over two quintal of smuggled copper scrap from their possession at Deuli village in Dharmasala on Sunday evening.
The accused are Damodar Sahoo and Manas Sahoo of Balipatana village. Acting on a tip off, police raided a rented home close to NH-16 at Deuli and apprehended the duo with the smuggled copper scrap price over Rs 1.5 lakh.
The seized copper scrap was packed in six gunny baggage. The accused had been planning to promote the smuggled metallic in black market outdoors the state. They used to gather the scrap from Balipatana, Kundapatana and close by areas.
The particular squad handed over the duo and the seized supplies to Dharmasala police. However, Damodar managed to flee from police custody solely to be recaptured the identical evening. The accused duo was produced in court docket on Monday and remanded in judicial custody.