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Berhampur: Four persons arrested for running duplicate guthka units

Four Persons Including Son Of Berhampur Urban Cooperative Bank (BUCB) President Were Arrested For Allegedly Running Duplicate Gutkha Producing Units At Baunsiaplli On The Outskirts Of This Silk City, Police Said On Friday.

PTI | Updated on: 21 Oct 2016, 01:46:46 PM
Berhampur: Four persons arrested for running duplicate guthka units


Four persons including son of Berhampur Urban Cooperative Bank (BUCB)president were arrested for allegedly running duplicate gutkha producing units at Baunsiaplli on the outskirts of this silkcity, police said on Friday.

Prabhat Kumar Swain (28), son of BUCB Preaident Duryodhan Swain, was arrested during the operation yesterdayfor allegedly playing a major role in making and packing ofduplicate gutkhas of various brands, Inspector In-Chargeof Berhampur Sadara police station, Siba Shankar Mohapatra,said.

At least four packing machines were also seized fromBaunsiapalli and Bhutaplli where duplicate gutkha were packed,police said. Other arrested persons were identified as Saroj KumarNayak (20) of Nilanchala Sahi, Nilanchal Pradhan (27) and hisbrother Niranjan (20) of Duduma Colony, police said. Another accused person in the case is at large andefforts are on to nab him, they said. 

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First Published : 21 Oct 2016, 01:35:00 PM

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