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12:00 AM, April 12, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, April 12, 2019

Illegal cigarette factory sealed

Customs and Vat officials yesterday sealed an illegal cigarette factory, which was running in guise of a auto rice mill, in Kalihati upazila of Tangail.

A team led by Mohammad Abdus Sadek, deputy commissioner of Dhaka West of Customs Excise and Vat Commissionerate, conducted a raid at Shakil Auto Rice Mills at Kamarthi around 3:00am and seized huge amount of raw materials to produce cigarette from there.

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Cigarettes were produced at the mills from evening to morning and later the produced cigarettes sent to Dhaka through vehicles, Sadek quoted Shafiqul Islam, guard of the factory, as saying.

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