Gutkha worth Rs 25 lakh seized in raid at Khamgaon

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 29 Sep 2017 09:02:40


Our Correspondent,


A STOCK of gutkha worth Rs 25 lakh was seized during a raid at Mithun Papad Factory situated in industrial Area of Khamgaon conducted by the squad of Sub Divisional Police Officer Pradeep Patil. The godown, situated at Sutala Khurd is owned by Police Patil Mithun Kalaskar.

On the basis of information that a huge amout of Gutkha has been stocked and is being smuggled from the industrial area of the city, police conducted the raid. Even as Khamgaon has become a centre for illegal gutkha trade. The racket has its wings spread in entire Varhad.

It has been reported that some officials of Food and Drug administration Department have also come to city. The raid was conducted by SDPO Pradeep Patil, PSI Shakkarge, Constable Sudhakar thorat, Vishal Koli, Nitin Bhalerao, Kannar, Dev and others under guidance of District Superintendent of Police Shashikumar Meena.