1,017 boxes of cigarettes seized in 8 separate cases


2010-09-27

Customs officers at the Kalotina customs checkpoint seized 1,017 boxes of cigarettes in eight separate cases.
A total of 240 boxes of cigarettes were confiscated from three vehicles of Bulgarian citizens, while other 14 boxes - during a check on a food store in the village оf Aldomirovtsi, close to the town of Slivnitsa.
863 boxes of cigarettes without Bulgarian excise stamp were seized from a passenger's train travelling from Serbia to Bulgaria. 67 boxes were found in the hand-luggage of two women, while other 91 boxes - found hidden in the ceiling of the train carriage. Some 705 boxes of cigarettes were found in the natural cavities