Customs officers seized 240 boxes of illegal cigarettes at the Danube bridge BCP near Rousse


2016-10-21

 

Rousse customs officers seized 240 boxes of smuggled cigarettes "L & M", hidden between food and personal belongings of the driver of a truck with Turkish license plates. The truck traveled from Turkey through Bulgaria to Western Europe. Customs officers stopped the vehicle and directed it for a detailed check in hall of Danube Bridge BCP. Part of illegal cigarettes were hidden in the cupboard for food outside of the truck and another part of them was hidden in the driver's cabin.

The driver confessed that he bought the tobacco products from duty-free shop in Turkey. Preliminary investigation is initiated against the driver of the truck on the docket of Rousse Customs House. It resulted in an "immediate production."