Ghaziabad, Feb 27 (PTI) A truck ferrying Chinese mobile phones worth Rs 1 cr was seized by the Trade Tax Department here, an official said. Also Read - After Mumbai Power Blackout, Telangana Faced Cyber Attack Attempt by China | Here's What Happened

A company had imported the phones from China last week and now the truck was going to deliver the consignment from Delhi to Noida, he said. Also Read - Chinese Cyberattack Behind Mumbai's Last Year Power Outage, Report Claims

A team headed by Assistant Commissioner Ashok Kumar Singh intercepted the vehicle on Vijay nagar bye pass NH-9 and recovered around 5,000 mobile phones, Joint Commissioner at Trade Tax Department Vijay Nand Pandey said. Also Read - China Approves 2 More Homegrown Coronavirus Vaccines, Taking Total to 4

The department slapped a fine of Rs 20 lakh on the Noida-based company, which had imported the mobiles, Pandey said, adding the truck was released yesterday after the recovery of fine. PTI CORR DPB DPB


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