Customs officers at Lesovo found contraband tobacco for hookah in a refrigerator 


2017-03-21

Customs officers at Lesovo customs checkpoint found 39 kg of tobacco for hookah in a truck with Turkish registration driven by Turkish citizen, entering into Bulgaria from Turkey. The contraband tobacco was hidden in a refrigerator in the driver's cabin and in boxes in the trailer of the truck. From hiding places were seized 39 packages of 1 kg of tobacco for hookah brand "AL FAKHER" with different flavors.

Others 15 200 pieces / 760 boxes / smuggled cigarettes were seized by customs officers at Lesovo customs checkpoint during joint inspections by customs mobile groups in the last day. The cigarettes were found in secret compartments of four trucks - two with Bulgarian and two with foreign registrations, traveling from Turkey to Bulgaria.

Against the five violators have drawn statements under the Law on Customs.