Cyprus Mail

Police confiscate cigarettes and tobacco

The haul seized by authorities

A large quantity of tobacco products was confiscated from a car belonging to a 63-year-old man from Nicosia, who was driving on the Nicosia-Larnaca highway, near the Rizoelia roundabout, on Thursday morning at around 6.30am.

A special operation was carried out by the Larnaca crime prevention unit, who seized 12 kilos of rolling tobacco, ten boxes of cigarettes and seven boxes of Heets from the rental car the 63-year-old was driving.

The man was placed under arrest, while his case is being investigated by the customs department.

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