Two consecutive attempts for smuggling nargile tobacco were baffled by the customs authorities at Kapitan Andreevo BCP


2014-11-20

 

The customs officials at Kapitan Andreevo BCP baffled two consecutive attempts for smuggling nargile tobacco. 13, 5 kg of illegal tobacco in packages of the brand „Nakhla tobacco" were discovered in two entering the country from Turkey vehicles - "Renault Megane" and "Mercedes", both with Bulgarian License Plates. The owed excise tax for the seized nargile tobacco is 2052 BGN.

Two Pre-trial procedures were initiated by the customs investigation officers of Svilengrad Customs House against the two offenders - two women in whose luggage the tobacco was found.

For the first ten months of the year the customs authorities at Kapitan Andreevo BCP have seized 335 880 packs of cigarettes and 1, 2 tons of tobacco.