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Odisha: Spurious Tobacco Manufacturing Unit Busted In Jajpur

13 January 2020


Jajpur: A spurious tobacco manufacturing unit was busted at Bidyadharpur village under Bairi police limits in Jajpur district today and four people were arrested in this connection.

Acting on a tipoff about the adulteration of tobacco products being carried out at the unit, a special squad of police led by Jajpur DSP Deepak Kumar raided the spot and seized a huge cache of spurious zarda worth lakhs.

The adulterated tobacco was found packed in pouches and containers with labels of various reputed brands. Machines, chemicals, equipment and packaging materials were seized from the spot, said a police source.

Chinmay Nayak, SDPO, Jajpur