Customs officials discovered 22 400 pieces of illegal cigarettes in a passenger`s luggage in Rousse



Customs officials of Rousse Customs House discovered and seized a big quantity of illegal cigarettes, carried by a man, travelling from Rousse to Otopeni Airport, Bucharest. The small passenger bus with Bulgarian License Plates, in which the illicit good was found, was conveying ten passengers. During the search of the vehicle, in the personal luggage of a Romanian man, the customs officials discovered 1120 "Ashima Luxury Size" packs (22 400 pieces) of cigarettes. All the packs were without banderole and had a "Duty free" sign on them.

All the illegal cigarettes were seized, the Romanian citizen was detained and a Pre-trial procedure was initiated against him.