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Truck Transporting Cigarettes from Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar Hijacked, Found in Bengal

The truck, having a Tamil Nadu registration, went missing a few days after it started its journey from Bengaluru. (AFP)

The truck, having a Tamil Nadu registration, went lacking just a few days after it began its journey from Bengaluru. (AFP)

The truck, having a Tamil Nadu registration, went lacking just a few days after it began its journey from Bengaluru.

  • PTI Jalpaiguri
  • Last Updated:September 07, 2021, 13:40 IST
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A truck transporting cigarettes from Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar was recovered in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district after being hijacked, police stated on Tuesday. Two individuals from Assam have been arrested from the hijacked truck, they stated.

The truck, having a Tamil Nadu registration, went lacking just a few days after it began its journey from Bengaluru, police stated. The car’s GPS was additionally turned off and because it failed to achieve its vacation spot inside time, the cigarette producer started an operation to seek out it, they stated.

The truck was tracked to Jalpaiguri, following which the corporate contacted the native police and personnel of the New Jalpaiguri police station intercepted it at Fulbari, they stated. As the truckers tried to flee with the car when intercepted, an government of the corporate overpowered them and took away the keys, police stated.

However, the cigarette cargo was lacking from the truck, they stated. The two arrested truckers have been recognized as Rahim Mondal and Saidul Islam, police stated.

They are being interrogated to seek out the cargo. The duo is related to such crimes for lengthy, police claimed.

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