Tirur: Excise officials seized 50 kg of banned tobacco products worth Rs 1 lakh at Tirur railway station on Tuesday. The tobacco products were found abandoned on the railway platform. Hence the officials failed to trace the culprits.

The banned tobacco products were found in the search carried out under RPF and excise.

RPF ASI MP Shinoj Kumar, constable K Sasidharan, P Abdurahiman, K Siraj, Assistant Excise Inspector Raveendranth, Preventive officer Raveendranath and Civil excise officer Ajith Kumar participated in the search operations.