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Customs foil attempt to smuggle cigarettes

Kuwait
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Kuwait City: The Customs authorities have foiled an attempt to smuggle of big quantity of tobacco products.

The officers on duty at the Nuwaiseb crossborder point searched a car driven by a Saudi national and discovered 981 boxes of cigarettes which were on their way to Saudi Arabia

“The boxes of cigarettes were hidden in roof, doors seats and spare wheels of the car”, said Customs Media Committee Bilal Al-Khamis, adding that legal action had been taken against the smuggler.

Al-Khamis said that the confiscated cigarettes would be sold in a public auction as per the law.

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