Five tonnes of gutkha seized at Poonamallee

Chennai: The city police seized five tonnes of gutkha from two lorries reportedly from Gujarat at Poonamallee early this morning.

The seizure was carried out based on a tip-off. According to police, two drivers and three vehicles were seized. Police are searching for one person who fled the spot.

Police confiscated 70 bags of gutkha, apart from bags of ingredients used to make maava.