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1.5 cr worth brown sugar seized from Maldivian nat

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012 - 22:01

Tuticorin: About 1.35 kg of brown sugar valued at Rs 1.5 crore in the international market has been seized from a Maldivian national by customs officials.
Customs sources said Muhamed Muzha, working on board `MV Asian Express` of the Maldives had gone out of the port area yesterday to buy some things after the ship docked here. He was stopped for a routine check by CISF at the port entrance on his return and they found the brown sugar on his person.
Muzha was handed over to the Intelligence Bureau of the Customs and later remanded by Narcotics Bureau at Madurai, they said.


First Published: Friday, September 28, 2012 - 22:01
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