Around 84,000 boxes of illegal cigarettes found hidden in apricots at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint


2011-07-31
On the night of July 29 after a special police operation customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint seized some 83,390 boxes of illegal cigarettes, which were hidden in apricot crates transported by a small freight vehicle, the press office of the National Customs Agency announced.
The vehicle was stopped for a thorough check in the farmes of a police operation close to the village of Mezek. The vehicle and the driver - a 35-year-old citizen of Svilengrad, have been escorted to the Kapitan Andreevo customs checkpoint for further
check.