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Coimbatore

Five tonnes of tobacco products worth rs.22 lakh seized

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Salem : Police on Friday seized five tonnes of banned tobacco products, such as gutka and pan masala, worth Rs.22 lakh from a lorry near Mecheri, some 35 kms from here.

The seisure was made during routine vehicle check and the tobacco products were found in a lorry coming from Bengaluru, police said.

The driver,Shivakumar managed to escape after abandoning the lorry, they said.

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