480 liters of brandy (rakia) disguised as soda, ware detained by customs officers at Danube Bridge 2 Vidin – Calafat BCP


2016-01-18

 

Customs officers at Danube Bridge 2 Vidin - Calafat BCP seized 2480 liters of brandy (rakia) disguised as soda water. In another case, customs officials seized 60 kilograms tobacco for nargile.
On the night of 16/01/2016 in the area of Danube Bridge 2 Vidin - Calafat BCP mobile team of Lom Customs House stopped for inspection cargo van carrying food and soft drinks. In the course of the investigation officials found 40 stacks soda behind bags of personal luggage. The customs officers discovered that bottles with "soda" content alcoholic drink. A total of 160 three-liter bottles containing 480 liters brandy (rakia) are unloaded from the vehicle. The illegal shipment was detained and the case is taken by the investigating customs inspector.

60 kg. nargile tobacco are seized upon another check in a truck with foreign registration. Customs preliminary investigation is initiated against the truck driver.