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CHENNAI: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence recently seized foreign cigarettes worth Rs 61 lakh from a container, arresting four people.

According to an official release, officers of Revenue Intelligence on May 23 intercepted a container from Malaysia imported by Ms. My Trade Links, Sowcarpet, Chennai, who had declared that the container contained 360 cartons of baby diapers of different sizes valued at Rs 3.3 lakh. On examining the contents,officers discovered cigarette cartons concealed in the back of the container. The officers seized the 210 cartons of diapers and 150 cartons of cigarettes made in Indonesia.

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