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Customs recovers illegal cigarette haul worth over Rs 1.3mn

Customs recovers illegal cigarette haul worth over Rs 1.3mn

Colombo : Customs at the Bandaranaike International Airport arrested a suspect for importing a stock of cigarettes into the country illegally.

According to customs officials, the suspect has carefully packed 27,720 cigarettes, manufactured in Dubai, into his luggage. The haul of illegal cigarettes is worth over Rs 1.386mn.

The arrested suspect has been identified as a 42-year-old resident of Ridigama, Kurunegala.