The News Scroll 25 September 2018  Last Updated at 4:20 pm | Source: PTI

Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 4 lakh seized at Jaipur airport

Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 4 lakh seized at Jaipur airport
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Jaipur, Sep 25 A passenger was detained by the customs department here after 40,000 cigarettes of foreign brands worth around Rs 4 lakh were seized from him at the Jaipur International Airport, a senior official said Tuesday. 

Sumit Chagnani, a resident of Ajmer, had alighted from a flight from Thailand and was detained at the airport Monday night, he said. 

Cigarettes of ESSE and Dunhill brands worth around Rs 4 lakh were seized from the accused, the official said.

He said a search was being conducted at the accused's residence and he was being interrogated further. 

Travelling history has revealed that the accused was a frequent flyer, the official said, adding that a penalty of up to equal value of the seized consignment can be imposed. AG CK

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