Excise team foils cement smuggling bids

LAKHANPUR: The sleuths of Excise Department at Toll Post, Lakhanpur foiled various attempts of smuggling cement into the State and recovered Rs. 4, 83,900 as the penalty from the toll evaders.
Teams of Toll Post Lakhanpur led by Excise and Taxation officers laid nakas at various points and successfully intercepted vehicles laden with cement without payment of toll.
Excise Commissioner Talat Parvez Rohella has lauded the enforcement work undertaken by Toll Post Lakhanpur and appreciated all the team members for the excellent performance.