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Stock of pan masala, scented tobacco worth Rs 21 lakh seized

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Maha) 

A large stock of banned pan masala and scented tobacco worth nearly Rs 21 lakh was seized in district of on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway and one person was arrested in this connection, an said Friday.

The accused, Janardan Gaikwad (36), from Beed was arrested by for transporting the banned items towards in a tempo, police Hemant Kumar Katkar said.

"The tempo was intercepted early on Wednesday morning at Ghol check post and 1,600 boxes pan masala besides 3,840 boxes of scented tobacco collectively worth Rs 20.73 lakh were seized," he said.

The accused has been booked under different sections of the IPC, police said.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 12:50 IST