DRI seizes 29.3 lakh foreign cigarettes, arrests one person

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Kolkata, (West Bengal),[India] Feb. 16 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Thursday seized a container carrying approximately 29.3 lakh foreign cigarette sticks at the Netaji Subhas Dock in Kolkata. One person has been arrested in connection with the case. The carrier container was marked as containing polyester knitted fabric. The seized cigarettes belonged to popular international brands like Rothmans, Dunhill and Mond. As per the reports, the estimated value of the cigarettes was Rs. 3.08 crore.(ANI)