6,468 packets of cigarettes, 6 kg of tobacco seized at Kapitan Andreevo customs point


2011-09-08

6,468 packets of cigarettes, or 129,360 pieces of cigarettes, and 6 kg of tobacco have been seized by customs inspectors at Kapitan Andreevo customs point on the Bulgarian-Turkish border at the weekend.
Customs officers seized 3,947 packets of cigarettes, or 78,940 pieces of cigarettes, and 5 kg of tobacco from 108 people crossing the border, because the cigarettes and tobacco exceeded the limit of duty-free import.
In the same period customs inspectors found 2,521 packets, or 50,420 pieces of cigarettes, and 1 kg of tobacco. 40 statements of violations were drawn in relation with the offences.