Inspectors from Ruse Customs House revealed cigarettes in a box of mineral water, hidden under the seat in bus



A driver of a tourist bus was carrying illegal cigarettes hidden in boxes of mineral water. This revealed inspectors from the "Customs Intelligence and Investigation" at Ruse Customs House.

On July 3, around 2am near the bus station in the town Omurtag customs officers stopped a bus traveling on the line Bursa - Ruse. 60-year-old driver admitted that he has imported in the country illegally cigarettes purchased from duty-free shop in Turkey. The total quantity of cigarettes found on the bus is 360 boxes (7200 pieces) of the brands "Karelia slims" and "Karelia slims Ultima".

Pre-trial proceedings have been instituted on the case against the driver of the bus.