Customs officials at Kalotina BCP revealed a purveyor who smuggle cigarettes from Serbia to Bulgaria


2015-11-16

Customs officials at Kalotina BCP revealed a purveyor who smuggle cigarettes from Serbia to Bulgaria. The smuggled cigarettes were found in a truck with Serbian License Plates travelling from Serbia through Bulgaria to Turkey, which was officially transporting tires. The vehicle was selected to undergo an X-ray and physical customs inspection, during which 4200 packs "MERYLIN SLIMS" cigarettes, bearing a "DUTY FREE" sign, were discovered. The smuggled cigarettes were hidden in the driver`s compartment.

The driver, a Serbian citizen, has admitted that the cigarettes had been given to him in Serbia with an order to deliver them in Sofia district. The cigarettes were seized. The offender was drawn up an Administrative Offence Act.