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2.60 Lakh Imported Cigarettes Seized At Amritsar International Airport

At Shri Guru Ramdas International Airport in Amritsar, officials said on Monday, the customs department has seized 11 bags containing over 2.60 lakh pieces of super slim imported cigarettes worth around Rs 29.5 lakh

2.60 Lakh Imported Cigarettes Seized At Amritsar International Airport
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Officials said that the customs department had seized 11 bags containing over 2.60 lakh pieces of super slim imported cigarettes worth around Rs 29.5 lakh at Shri Guru Ramdas International Airport in Amritsar. 
    
They said the bag reached Amritsar on Sunday on a flight from Dubai.
    
According to an official statement, "The bags were with the airline's staffers as 'rush bags' and on noticing some suspicious images on scanning, one bag was opened and it was found containing the imported cigarettes."
    
The airline staffers informed the customs department that two passengers travelled by the same flight the previous day from Dubai but these bags didn't arrive with them.
    
The market valuation of the seized goods is approximately Rs 29.5 lakhs.

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