Customs officers at Kalotina seize almost 2 master-cases of contraband cigarettes


2011-03-14
Customs inspectors at the Kalotina checkpoint have seized some 921 boxes (18,420 pieces) of contraband cigarettes in nine separate cases.
In the frames of customs check on three international trains travelling from Serbia to Bulgaria, the customs officers on duty found a total of 921 boxes of cigarettes, hidden in the ceilings and the lavatory of the trains.
All eh cigarettes were either without or with Serbian excise stamps.
In two of the cases the cigarettes were found in passengers' personal luggage - 110 boxes and 50 boxes, respectively.