Four persons who stocked and sold banned tobacco products were arrested by the police here on Saturday.
On Friday, the police informed the officials of the Tamil Nadu Food Safety and Drug Administration that banned tobacco products were stocked in a godown in Five Road area. Officials found tobacco products and gunny bags of fake tea powder of a reputed brand in the godown. The Alagapuram police registered a case and arrested Harish (30), Pavaram (25), Dinesh (38) and Moonsingh (23). They were produced in the court and lodged at Salem Central Prison.