Police seize illegal tobacco products in Hyderabad, Telangana on Monday Photo/ANI.
Police seize illegal tobacco products in Hyderabad, Telangana on Monday Photo/ANI.

Hyderabad: 4 arrested, Rs 1.43 cr illegal tobacco seized

ANI | Updated: May 07, 2019 09:05 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 7 (ANI): Illegal tobacco products worth over Rs 1 crore have been seized and four members of a gang involved in its sale and transportation arrested, police said on Monday.
Anjani Kumar, Police Commissioner Hyderabad said, "Four members of a gang involved in illegal sale and transportation of noxious chewing tobacco have been arrested."
Kumar said, "Two transport vehicles and illegal tobacco worth Rs 1,43,95,200 is also seized."
"The accused are identified as "Avala Abhishek, who is 35 years old and was the leader of the gang. Shabbir Moinuddin who is 42 years old, Syed Zabir Ahmad 42 years old and Syed Mahmood who is 29 years old and worked as a driver," he added. (ANI)

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