Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Customs seize 240 cartons of duty free cigarettes

duty free cigarettes

Customs said Friday they have seized 240 cartons of cigarettes wrapped as presents during a routine check at the Ayios Dhometios crossing point.

A statement said officers found 48,000 Parliament cigarettes in a car driven by a Turkish Cypriot crossing from the north on Thursday.

The man was arrested on suspicion of illegal possession of untaxed tobacco products and attempting to avoid paying tax worth close to €9,000.

The cigarettes and the vehicle were seized while the man was remanded in custody for four days.

duty free cigarettes 2

 

Related Posts

Police will investigate prostitution gang claims ‘seriously’

Gina Agapiou

Dodgy website scamming customers, consumer watchdog warns

Jonathan Shkurko

Coronavirus: 27 positives from test to stay programme in schools

Gina Agapiou

Daily News Briefing

Staff Reporter

Tourism sector calls for urgent action over staff shortages

Jonathan Shkurko

Coronavirus: Toddler denied treatment in Germany because parents are unvaccinated

Gina Agapiou