Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Customs officials have arrested two persons for allegedly smuggling 1,590 packets of e-cigarettes worth Rs 15.9 lakh, an official said on Monday.
A senior Customs official said that the accused, who arrived at Bengaluru Airport by Malaysian Airline, were held on the basis of profiling.
“They were attempting to smuggle 1590 packets of e-cigarettes worth Rs 15.9 lakh. Both have been arrested under the provisions of the Customs Act,” he added.
Further investigations into the matter are on.