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Smuggled cigarettes worth Rs 6.33cr seized at Telangana port

ANI  |  Ranga Reddy (Telangana) [India] 

The intelligence (DRI) seized smuggled cigarettes worth Rs 6.33 crore, on Saturday, from an Inland Container Depot (ICD) in the Thimmapur village of Telangana's Ranga Reddy district.

A total of 45.3 lakh sticks of foreign-made cigarettes concealed in the rear portion of the container were recovered, out of which 15 lakh sticks were of 'Benson & Hedges' brand and 30.3 lakh sticks were of 'Mond' brand.

The 176 packages recovered include 'Mond Super Slim Cigarettes of length 99mm of make and 'Benson & Hedges Super Filter Cigarettes' of length 83mm of make.

The cigarettes were seized under Customs Act, 1962.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 15:40 IST