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900 cartons of cigarettes seized

A large quantity of cigarette cartons were seized at the border

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Four individuals were arrested at Nuwaiseeb border checkpoint for attempting to smuggle 900 cartons of cigarette packs out of the country. According to sources, Customs officers at the border checkpoint inspected a vehicle with four occupants and found a huge number of cartons of cigarette packs hidden in various parts of the vehicle.

The four suspects were arrested and referred with the confiscated cigarette packs to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.

Meanwhile, Customs officers at Nuwaiseeb border foiled the attempt of a Saudi man to smuggle 30 cartons of cigarettes to his country, reports Annahar daily. The cartons were hidden in a secret compartment in the door of the car. The contraband was confiscated and the Saudi was referred to the relevant security department.

By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff

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