July 20, 2017
Food Department officials on Thursday seized 13 boxes of banned tobacco products worth Rs. 1 lakh from a parcel office near Avarampalayam.
Following a tip off, the officials conducted raid in a parcel booking office and seized the banned tobacco products.
According to officials, the banned material arrived in the city in a bus from Bengaluru. “We have started investigation. Suspects will soon be nabbed,” Food Safety Officer O.L.S. Vijay said.