Lahan, 8 June, 2015Â :Â 23 sacks of smuggled tobacco leaves were impounded by police from Majhaura-4 in Siraha district on Sunday based on a tip off. The tobacco product was found being imported from India by evading taxes.
The tobacco leaves that were carried in 11 different bicycles was seized by a team of police from Area Police Office Maheshpur as they were meant to evade the tax.
Police Inspector Yuddha Kumar Shrestha said, “The smugglers threw down the tobacco leaves and fled after security persons reached the site. The tobacco leaves would be handed over to the Customs Office.”