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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 Rajdhani Express 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 king size Chinese cigarettes worth Rs 1,19,97,000.
The cigarettes had been smuggled from Myanmar and were being taken to New Delhi, the sources said.
The cigarettes were loaded at Guwahati, they added.

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First Published: Dec 31 2018 | 8:01 PM IST

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