Tobacco items worth Rs 8 lac seized


IMPHAL, Jun 10 : Imphal West district police commando seized tobacco products worth around Rs 8 lakh along with the arrest of two persons in a raid conducted at a godown located at Kakhulong, Paona Bazar under City police station this afternoon.

The raid was carried out by a team of the district police led by OC P Achouba Meitei under the supervision of Additional SP (Operation) Imphal West, S Ibomcha.

The tobacco products were seized from the possession of Brijesh Kumar Gupta (34) s/o (L) Omkar Shahu from Sahullal village, UP presently staying at Masjid road and Ranjan Kumar Bhagat (33) s/o Rameshwor Bhagat from Mujafarpur village, Bihar presently staying at Masjid Road.

The arrested persons along with the seized tobacco products have been handed over to the concerned Food Safety Officer, Imphal West for necessary action.

Source: The Sangai Express


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