Contraband cigarettes, alcohol seized

MIRI: The   Customs Department has seized contraband cigarettes and alcohol of
various brands worth RM10,368.38, inclusive of tax, following a raid held on Wednesday.

State Customs director Datuk Sharifah Halimah Tuanku Taha revealed that the raid was conducted on a house in Desa Senadin PHS 2C, Kuala Baram 2 at 6.20pm.

“A total of 6,684 sticks of cigarettes and 238.68 litres of alcohol were found in the house with unpaid taxes of RM8,650.24. The items were later seized,” she added in a press statement yesterday.

The contrabands were discovered in one of the bedrooms inside the house.

A man was also detained during the raid to assist in the investigation.

The case is being investigated under Section 135 of Customs Act 1967.

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