He sought cooperation from the public for putting an end to the menace.
The State Food Safety and Drug Administration department has extended the ban on sale of gutka, pan masala and chewable food products that contain tobacco and nicotine as ingredients in Tamil Nadu for
36-yr-old attacked after police allegedly revealed his identity to gang
The incident took place around 4.30 pm when a driver and an employee of Divya Creations left the company's office in Sector 82 for a jewellery showroom in Okhla, Delhi, in a hatchback, the police said
The arrested men revealed that the banned products were purchased from Bengaluru and would be stocked at a place in Vellore from where it would be sold to clients.
The main accused Sajid Khan, who has hired the godown on rent from its owner Harshit Jain, has been taken into custody for questioning after the police had registered an FIR.
Guntur Rural SP SV Rajasekhara Babu said that he had set up a special task force wing to curb cricket betting and illegal sale of gutka.
A case under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 was registered and the duo were taken into custody. A team was formed to nab the kingpin of the racket, said the CTF police.
According to ACP- CTF G Rajiv Kumar, the two accused K Saikrishna (34) and K Seshagiri Rao are residents of Patamata and are doing illegal business for the past two years.
Urban District Secretary of AITUC, Madurai, K Kathiresan had submitted that the appointment order issued to Rajendran on June 30, 2017 had been obtained by fraudulent means.
While Ramanna, Saravanan and others appeared in the morning, the minister’s visit to CBI office at Shastri Bhavan was kept under wraps.
Police are trying to find out the source and the destination of the contraband.
The judge also dismissed as withdrawn two more advance bail pleas, one from P Senthil Murugan, a Food Safety officer and N K Pandian, Superintendent in Central Excise department.
A CBI spokesman told Express on Thursday that Sheoran was an Assistant Director in the Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) when the scam allegedly happened.
There are corruption charges against Health Minister C. Vijayabhaskar in the gutka scam and S P Velumani, who is accused of awarding government contracts to benami companies.