Director of Revenue Intelligence seized foreign cigarettes worth 60 lakhs in a godown in Guntur.These cigarettes donot have any invoice or GST clearance forms.
“Based on specific intelligence relating to smuggling of abroad made cigarettes, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Vijayawada, visited and verified a transport godown in Guntur on January 11,” a DRI official said.
The foreign cigarettes were seized under provisions of the Customs Act, 1962, the DRI stated.
Officials added that the Indian-made cigarettes in the consignment were handed over to Guntur GST Commissionerate for further investigation.
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