4,700kg betel nuts, 3,500kg steel rebar
Customs authorities are reported to have seized various smuggled goods worth at least Rs45 million on Tuesday.
A spokesperson for the Customs stated that officers found 4,700 kilograms of betel nuts from two passenger wagons hidden in fruit crates and onion sacks.
Search of a truck yielded 3,500 kilograms of steel rebar hidden beneath gravel on the vehicle. According to Customs officials, total market value of the seized material is Rs45 million.