Detection and seizure of 520 ctns foreign origin cigarettes valued Rs-648000
BAHRS GLOBAL NEWS, 06 APRIL 2019
Tirthankar Mukharjee, Kolkata : On 06.04.19 during special secret watch, a team of RPF/Howrah headed by Inspector/ V.B.Sharma, IPF/Howrah/South & IPF/Sandip Kumar, Inspector/CIB/Howrah conducted check and could be able to detect 03 Polly bags on PF No-9 of HWH Railway Station suspected to be foriegn origin cigarettes.
The said 03 bags were unloaded under PW Bill no- 933288 dt.-05.04.19 ex- Gauwhati to Howrah, from Front compartment of Rear/SLR of train no-12346 Dn (Saraighat exp)arrived HWH at 06/40 hrs. The said pkgs were shifted to NJ-2 Godown, where memo for stop delivery was issued to Commercial Supervisor/NJ-2 Godown till verification.
Customs official was informed. A team of customs official headed by Sri A.K.Sarkar, Supdt. Of customs SRI/Kolkata attended and made inventory. Total 520 Pkts foreign origin cigarettes were found of Korea & Indonesia origin.
All the cigarettes pkgs was seized and taken by custom official. Value of seized cigarettes has been ascertained approx worth Rs-6,48,000