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DRI seizes foreign cigarettes worth Rs 60 lakh from Guntur

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The Directorate of Intelligence seized foreign cigarettes worth Rs 60 lakh from a godown in Guntur, officials said.

"Based on specific intelligence relating to smuggling of foreign-made cigarettes, officers of the Directorate of Intelligence (DRI), Vijayawada, visited and verified a transport godown in on January 11," a DRI release said here.

The DRI release added that the consignment was not covered by any (Goods and Services Tax) invoice or Customs documents showing duty payment or legal import into

The foreign cigarettes were seized under provisions of the Customs Act, 1962, the DRI stated.

Officials added that the Indian-made cigarettes in the consignment were handed over to Commissionerate for further investigation.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 20:20 IST