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Beedi leaves, snuff worth Rs. 8 mn seized by Customs

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At least 30,000 small bottles of snuff and 2,000 kilos of Beedi leaves worth Rs. 8 million were seized by the customs officials at the Peliyagoda container yard this morning.

Customs Spokesman Dharmasena Kahandawa said another 1,500 slippers were also seized by the customs during the inspection.

He said the consignment was imported from Chennai, India declared as textile by a businessman in Petah.

 

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  • TJ Tuesday, 11 April 2017 04:07 PM

    Confiscate snuff power and beedi leaves, but god knows what happened to the cocaine found in the sugar containers. May be snuff and beedi leaves are harmful than the cocaine.


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