kharagpur, Guthka smuggler arrested with 41 kg 100gm guthka & tobacco masala which was smuggled from odhisa & distributed in kgp & neighbouring areas. A joint raid was held by kgp local thana police with the team of Health Department. Susanta Chatterjee stocked Gutka and tobacco containing masala in a Godown located at Kanchdiha in kgp local block.. SI Manoj Mahata arrested the accused susanta and seized guthka from his godown.
police seized 21 white colour sack containing tobacco masala named as SS one Tobaco weighing 27 Kg 800 gm, 03 Pink Colour Sack containing Tobacoo masala named as BHR heritage tobacco having weight 08 Kg 200 gm, One petty containing Tobacoo masala named as Action 777 weighing 3 KG 300 gm, One white colour sack containing tobacco masala named as DRB Tobacco weighing 700gm, One white colour Sack containing tobacco masala named as TNG chewing tobacco weighing 01 KG, 100 gm.
Md asif sunny oc, kgp local ps said , accused were booked u/s-188/273/274 IPC and 24 of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products Etc Act, accused will be prduced in mdn court on Friday. police trying to bust the racket. It is known that state Govt has banned manufacturing, sale- purchase & use of guthka.