Calangute police makes first arrest for selling e-cigarette


Panaji: Month after Central government banned E-cigarettes in the country, Calangute police on Wednesday arrested a Kumta native for selling various kinds of e-cigarettes illegally.

Calangute Police Inspector Nolasco Raposo said that in the first offence registered in the State post ban, police arrested Shafeequal Rahman for illegally selling e-cigarette products.

Police conducted search of the store bear Baga circle and  seized 166 E-cigarettes, electronic hookah, chargers, batteries and other accessories, all worth Rs 2.50 lakhs, Raposo said.

Rahman was later released on furnishing surety amount of Rs 10,000.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here