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Banned tobacco products seized in Kochi

The tobacco products were kept in sacks at a shop at Allapra and a godown at Palakattuthazham, for selling them among migrant workers, said the police. 

Published: 22nd November 2021 03:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd November 2021 03:04 AM   |  A+A-

gutka; chewing tobacco; pan masala

For representational purpose. (File Photo| PTI)

By Express News Service

KOCHI:  The police seized banned tobacco products worth Rs 5 lakh and arrested four migrant workers at Perumbavoor on Sunday. Tajul Islam, 37, Anwar Hussain, 35, Ubaidulla, 19, and Ikramul Islam, 25, were arrested after the police carried out a raid in the area following a tip-off received by Rural SP K Karthick.

The tobacco products were kept in sacks at a shop at Allapra and a godown at Palakattuthazham, for selling them among migrant workers, said the police. 



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