Customs seizes Rs 23.97 lakh worth foreign cigarettes at Kempegowda International Airport

Bengaluru, Oct 14 : Custom officials have seized 1,59,800 foreign cigarettes worth about Rs 23.97 lakhs packed in eight boxes from an aircraft that arrived from Sharjah at Kempegowda International Airport here in the early hours.

Authorities said on Wednesday that on getting doubt about the consignment it was subjected to X-ray screening and it was found that foreign cigarettes were packed in eight boxes.

The consignment was seized and further investigation as to for whom it belonged to and who sent it is under investigation.

Agency

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