Bhadrak, June 30: The Bhadrak Puruna Bazar police today arrested two persons in separate cases for smuggling of spurious tobacco.
Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a shop in Chandanbazar area where the spurious tobacco was to be provided by the smuggler. But, the smuggler managed to flee with the auto rickshaw. The police arrested the shopkeeper and seized the duplicate tobacco.
Similarly, after a getting tip-off that spurious tobacco was being transported in an auto-rickshaw, the police intercepted the rickshaw near Haladihi Chhak and seized the tobacco, vehicle arresting the driver.