Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo seized smuggled tobacco for hookahs in Turkish bus



Customs officers prevented an attempt to carrying of 165 kg smuggled tobacco for hookahs. The excisable goods are found in a bus with Turkish registration entering the country from Turkey. Customs officers selected the bus for customs inspection. During inspection in the load compartment were found hidden five bags filled with 165 kg distributed in consumer packs of 1 kg flavored hookah tobacco without excise labels with the inscription „Al Faker".

Were seized a total 165 kg tobacco for hookahs with a market value 39 723 BGN and excise duty payable is 25 080 BGN.The bus driven a Turkish citizen was arrested. A pre-trial proceeding was initiated on the case.