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300 kilos of tobacco confiscated

Apr 30, 2011

Police in Sarpang confiscated 300 kilograms of Chewing Tobacco and eight cartons of cigarettes worth Nu. 25,000 from a Bhutanese couple on Thursday.

The couple is from Tsirang town. They were trying to smuggle the tobacco products through a bypass route at Hilley checkpoint in Sarpang.

Police in Sarpang are still looking for three other people involved in the smuggling.

The couple has been detained by the Sarpang police. The case will be forwarded to the district court soon.

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