Gutkha worth Rs 1.75 cr seized in Hingoli

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Oct 14 (UNI) In a major haul, Balapur police have seized a truck loaded with banned Guthka worth of Rs.1.75 crore, at Varanga Phata in the district.

Police stopped the truck after noticing it’s suspicious movement, in which 234 banned gutkha gunni bags were loaded. The vehicle was proceeding towards Latur from Delhli for packing purpose, police said on Sunday.

The truck driver Jitendra Gaud and Cleaner Lokendra Bharti were arrested in this regard. 

Later, the police informed to the Food Drugs and Administration (FDA) team which reached the spot and inspected the gutkha.