Customs officials at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized a Plovdiv bus full of contraband cigarettes


2014-11-26
 

Over 123 000 pieces of contraband cigarettes were discovered in a Plovdiv bus by customs officers of a mobile team and officials of Kapitan Andreevo BCP. The bus with 30 passengers has entered the country from Turkey overnight. The customs officials selected the bus for a customs inspection, during which they found and seized 6 152 packs of cigarettes, mostly of the brands „Кarelia" and "Victory Exclusive". Some of the cigarettes were hidden under the stairs of the bus and in cavities of the vehicle.

For 48 hours customs officers of a mobile team and officials of Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized 213 560 pieces of cigarettes with no tax banderole. 48 400 were found in cavities of vehicles, 165 160 were seized from passengers because they had overtopped the allowed quantity of cigarettes which they can carry.