The customs preventive officers on Friday seized cigarettes value over Rs 1.5 crore illegally introduced by a COVID particular practice on the New Delhi Railway Station, officers stated.
They stated 10 lakh cigarette sticks of “Particular Gold Esse” and “Tremendous slim Esse Mild” manufacturers have been packed in 100 cartons.
These cartons have been recovered from a items compartment of a COVID-19 particular practice coming from Varanasi to Delhi, the officers stated.
In addition to, round 9 lakh cigarettes of a lesser identified model and valued at round Rs 36 lakh have been seized from the identical practice, they stated.
“These have been misdeclared and hid in 38 massive gunny luggage,” an official stated.
The entire seizure is round 19 lakh cigarette sticks valued at round Rs 1.56 crore, he stated.
“An individual linked with the 2 consignments has been caught and is being questioned. Additional investigation is in progress,” the official stated.
The customs preventive officers had on Tuesday seized 4.5 lakh cigarette sticks illegally introduced in a COVID particular practice on the Outdated Delhi Railway Station.
The cigarettes, valued at Rs 40 lakh, have been seized from the products compartment of the practice.