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PTI Medininagar
Updated: 26-11-2018 21:25 IST

Two persons were

arrested Monday for allegedly stealing 700 sacks of bidi

leaves worth lakhs of rupees from a godown here in Palamau

district, police said.

The police recovered the stolen sacks of bidi leaves

after a raid was conducted by special police team formed to

look into the case and apprehend the culprits, said

Superintendent of Police, Indrajeet Mahatha.

Addressing a press conference here, Mahatha said the

stolen Bidi leaves were supposed to be delivered to a West

Bengal-based bidi company and were about Rs 42 lakh.

Based on the FIR registered by the godown owner,

Raghvendra Tiwari, the SP said a special police team led by

Deputy Superintendent of Police, Prem Nath was formed to probe

the case.

In course of investigation, Mahatha said the special

police team recovered 700 sacks of Bidi leaves kept hidden in

Chiyanki locality.

The police also arrested Hardeep Singh Bagga and

Pankaj Kumar Tiwari in this connection while search for other

11 persons was on.

The accused persons had stolen the Bidi leaves sacks

from the godown recently.

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