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Contraband fags seized in Semporna

Published on: Thursday March 10, 2022

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Contraband cigarettes seized by maritime police.

SEMPORNA: Marine Police (PPM) seized a total of 360 cartons of cigarettes believed to have been smuggled into the country during a raid on a house of Kg Tanjung Kapor on Tuesday. DSP Commander Mohamad Ismail said the team discovered the “Astro Hijau” brand cigarettes in the room. He said the raid was carried out as a result of information from the Marine Intelligence Unit. “Under the Customs Act 1967, the seizure was forwarded to PPM Semporna’s operations headquarters for action.

“Based on current market prices, the value of the smuggled cigarettes is estimated at RM48,960,” he said. PPM Region 4 Sabah, welcomes information from the maritime community to report illegal activities directly through WhatsApp PPM Sabah Communication Center at 013-9391197.

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