Assam Rifles seize foreign cigarettes

The contraband worth Rs 22.10 lakh in the local market was smuggled from Myanmar, the officer said.
Assam Rifles seize foreign cigarettes
A man taps ashes off his cigarette into an ashtray filled with cigarette butts on a table in Ljubljana October 17, 2012. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

AIZAWL:

The Assam Rifles and Customs seized 17 cases of foreign origin cigarettes in Mizoram’s Champhai district, officials said on Tuesday.

The contraband worth Rs 22.10 lakh in the local market was smuggled from Myanmar.

The Serchhip Battalion of the Assam Rifles seized the cigarettes on Monday.

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