Banned tobacco product seized

AALO, May 18: Acting on a complaint lodged by the Paktu Ao Youth Welfare Association (PAYWA), the police recently seized huge quantities of ‘Vimal’ gutkha which were being transported to Aalo.
The West Siang district administration has banned the sale of gutkhas in the vicinity of schools and other ‘sensitive locations’ in the district.
The PAYWA has meanwhile lodged a complaint with the administration, seeking action against the shopkeeper concerned for attempting to transport the banned tobacco product to sell it in the vicinity of a school. (DIPRO)