The District Crime and Intelligence Bureau sleuths have arrested four persons for alleged possession of 985 gm brown sugar in Kavu bus stand near Puttur.

The police gave the names of the accused as Milan (23) from Davangere, Anish K.V. (28), and Sanath Kumar Nayak (26) from Kasaragod and Sanit K. Shet (23) from Davangere.

The police said the accused were trying to sell brown sugar. They had brought a currency note checking device and a knife, the police said Superintendent of Police Labhu Ram said the police were trying to find the antecedents of the accused. They were trying to find the place from where the accused had bought brown sugar, he said.