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Potato-loaded trucks prevented from entering Jharkhand following 'instructions from higher authorities'

Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 7:31pm IST | Place: Suri (West Bengal) | Agency: PTI

Eleven potato-laden trucks were stopped near the Dumka border in Jharkhand by the West Bengal police toon Sunday.

A top police officer said the trucks were sent back to the cold-storage at Saithia after being intercepted by the police at Mohammed Bazar check-post.

The move followed "instructions from higher authorities" as prices of the tuber went up in markets across West Bengal, the officer said.

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