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Gutkha and other tobacco products worth Rs 57 lakh seized in Palghar district

Devdiscourse News Desk thane India
Updated: 26-11-2018 19:03 IST

One person was arrested and gutkha and other tobacco products worth Rs 57 lakh was seized in the neighbouring Palghar district, a police official said Monday.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team late Saturday night intercepted a vehicle on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway near Waliv in Palghar and made the arrest and seizure, said police spokesperson Hemant Katkar.

A case was registered at Waliv police station under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Food and Drug Administration Rules, he said.

(With inputs from agencies.)