Korean Cigarettes Worth Over Rs. 65 lakh Seized from Delhi-bound Train

Seized cigarettes at Pataliputra railway station.

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Patna: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials in Patna on Saturday confiscated foreign-made cigarettes worth Rs. 65 lakh from Northeast Express at Pataliputra Railway Station.

Acting on a tip-off, a DRI team carried out a search operation in the SLR bogey on the Delhi-bound Northeast Express coming from Guwahati on Saturday.

Seized cigarettes are made in Korea, officials said adding they were smuggled into India via Myanmar

Police have identified both the sender and the receiver of the consignment as Ram Kumar Gupta of Guwahati and Ram Kumar of Anand Vihar in Delhi.

Raids were being conducted in Guwahati and New Delhi to apprehend the two me, DRI officials said.

So far, no arrest has been made.

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