Bhopal: Two persons were arrested and 1.31 lakh gutkha pouches were seized from a godown at Berasia Road by the Food and Drugs Department, police said on Thursday.

The department inspectors raided the godown at Berasia Road on Wednesday and found illegal manufacturing and storage of gutkha, they said. Two persons have been arrested in this connection, they said.

The gutkha pouches seized would be destroyed after further investigations. The owner of the godown was yet to be traced, they added. Sale of tobacco-mixed gutkha is banned in Madhya Pradesh.


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