Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP found smuggled cigarettes in driver`s bed in the Bulgarian truck


Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo  BCP found and seized 20 600 pieces of cigarettes without excise stamps during customs check of a truck with Bulgarian registration.  The truck brand „Renault Premium", entering the country from Turkey, driven by an Armenian citizen, permanently is resident in Bulgaria. The driver declared that he does not carry goods to declare. The truck selected for X-ray check and then was did a physical check. During the inspection customs officers found hidden in the mattress of the bed in the driver`s cabin 1030 boxes /20 600 pieces/ cigarettes brands „Karelia slims", without excise labels. The cigarettes and the truck were seized. A statement for violation of the Law on Customs was issued against the drive.