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DRI seizes Chinese cigarettes worth Rs 1.19 cr from train in

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence(DRI) seized 799800 Chinese cigarettes worth Rs 1.19 crore from New Delhi-bound from Guwahati at Patliputra railway station in Patna, DRI sources said on Monday.

Acting on a specific information that the cigarette consignment was being smuggled to Delhi, the DRI officers raided the train Sunday evening when it arrived at the station and seized 799800 size Chinese cigarettes worth Rs 1,19,97,000.

The cigarettes had been smuggled from and were being taken to New Delhi, the sources said.

The cigarettes were loaded at Guwahati, they added.

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First Published: Mon, December 31 2018. 20:01 IST