September 26, 2018
Coimbatore : In a major haul, Food Safety Officials have seized 2.35 tonnes of banned tobacco products valued at Rs.13.72 lakh from a godown in Annur, about 35 Kms from here.
The products, in 18 brand names including gutka, Hansa, Pan Parag, were seized during a raid at a godown in Annur last night, following a tip off, police said today.
Police also impounded a SUV valued at Rs.three lakh and a two-wheeler worth Rs.50,000 used for the transporting the banned products, they said.
One persons was taken into custody for interrogation and search was on for two others, police added.