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Smuggled halloumi seized at checkpoint

the halloumi and eggs seized at the checkpoint

Sixty kilos of halloumi were seized on Tuesday at the Ayios Dometios checkpoint from a vehicle crossing over from the north.

The car belonged to a Turkish Cypriot and contained three plastic containers of halloumi, each weighing 20 kilos, as well as 100 eggs.

The vehicle was inspected at around midday, when the items were found.

A €500 fine was paid and a further €400 for the driver to get his seized car back.

According to an announcement, the confiscated items were left at the customs department.


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