Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo found smuggled cigarettes in the toilet of the bus


2015-08-12

 

Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP found and seized 24 000 pieces  (1 200 boxes) smuggled cigarettes in Bulgarian bus entering the country from Turkey. Customs officers selected the bus for custom inspection. During inspection in toilet cistern of the bus were found 600 boxes of cigarettes without excise labels. Other 600 boxes cigarettes were found in the side doors of the bus. The cigarettes were from brand „Akhtamar" all without excise labels.

Against the driver and steward of the bus were issued Administrative Offence Acts.

In another case van "Mercedes Sprinter 312" with registration Plovdiv was selected  for detailed check. During inspection all nine passengers disembarked from the van. Two of the passengers, two young ladies with modern voluminous skirts, were moving too unnatural. Turned out that under skirts ladies hide black bags with 400 boxes of  the cigarettes  brand "MM", all without excise labels.

The violators were issued Administrative Offence Acts.

All the cigarettes were seized.