Huge quantity of betel nut, gutka seized in Karachi

KARACHI, Oct 17 (INP): The police seized huge quantity of betel nut and gutka during an operation in the metropolis on Wednesday.

On a tip-off, heavy contingent of police raided a warehouse in Jodia Bazaar of Karachi.

Dozens of bags containing hundreds of kilogram betel nut and gutka were recovered from the warehouse.

However, no arrest could be made as the owner and employees fled away after leaking of the information prior to police operation.

The police seized the recovered betel nut, gutka and sealed the godown. A case was also registered against the owner and employees of the warehouse and an investigation was underway.