Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized smuggled tobacco for hookahs for 24 000 BGN



Customs officers and Border Police officers at Kapitan Andreevo Border Checkpoint seized smuggled tobacco for hookah.

On 17.12.2017 a Bulgarian bus arrives traveling from Turkey to Bulgaria. The bus, run by a Bulgarian citizen, traveled with 48 passengers. The driver and passengers did not declare any goods, precious metals and currency. Customs officers selected the bus for customs inspection. During the inspection customs officers found hidden under the floor of the bus, black nylon bags with a total of 95 kg of tobacco for hookah in 1 kg packs with aromatic on mint, apple, strawberry, with brand „Al Fakher" without excise labels.

Were seized a total 95 kg tobacco for hookah with a market value 24 035 BGN and excise duty payable is BGN 14 440. The bus also seized. Acts for administrative violations were issued against of the man.