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Truck driver disappears with cigarettes worth Rs 5 crore


Press Trust of India Thane (Maha)
A truck driver disappeared with the vehicle which was loaded with cigarettes worth around Rs 5 crore, police said Friday.
The driver, Salim Khan Khyamkhyani, employed with a transport company, has been booked for criminal breach of trust, they said.
The case was registered Thursday evening at the Ganeshpuri police station.
The truck was on its way to Ahmedabad in Gujarat from Pune when it disappeared mid-way this week, the police said.
The vehicle, packed with cigarettes worth Rs 4.93 crore, had left Ranjangaon, an industrial area near Pune, on December 21, they said.
The driver vanished with the truck when it was in Thane district on way to Gujarat, the police added.
A search has been launched for the cigarette-laden truck and its driver, they said.

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First Published: Dec 28 2018 | 10:25 PM IST

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