Chatra Police on Friday dismantled a large network of brown sugar paddlers. Police have arrested 9 smugglers with 296 grams of brown sugar, one XUV car, one bike, eight mobiles and 7 lakh 74 thousand rupees. Among the arrested smugglers are Himanshu Kumar alias Honey, state working committee member of BJP Yuva Morcha and district president of Hindu Veer Sangh.
SP Rishabh Kumar Jha said that apart from Honey, Dheeraj Kumar, Amit Gupta, Anurag alias Chhotu, Chandan Kumar, resident of Nangwa Mohalla, Prem Dangi, resident of Gidhaur, Naval Dangi alias Uday, Roshan alias Bhagirath Dangi, resident of Tetaria village of Pathalgada police station area and Abhishek Thakur, resident of Bakchumba village of Rajpur police station area is involved.
The SP said that a total of 296 grams of brown sugar has been recovered from all the smugglers. Its value in the market of Chatra is about 5 lakh rupees and in the international market its estimated value is about 1 crore rupees.