Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized smuggled tobacco for hookahs for 36 112 BGN


2016-02-12

 

Customs officers at Kapitan  Andreevo  prevented  new attempt for illegal imports of tobacco for hookahs. The excisable goods are found in a car with Serbian registration entering the country from Turkey. Customs officers selected the car for customs inspection. During inspections under the bark of the trunk and under the front seats and the bottom three of the bags with personal luggage were found hidden 150 kg distributed in plastic packs of 1 kg flavored hookah tobacco without excise labels.

Were seized a total 150 kg tobacco for hookahs with a market value 36 112 BGN and excise duty payable is 22 500 BGN. The car also seized. The driver a Serbian citizen were arrested. A pre-trial proceeding was initiated on the case.