Over 100,000 cigarettes seized in Hong KongAugust 15th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 15 (IANS) Hong Kong has seized 102,400 sticks of duty-not-paid cigarettes valued at about 255,000 HK dollars (over $32,000).
The cigarettes with a duty potential of about 175,000 HK dollars were found by customs officers in an inbound private car at Lok Ma Chau Tuesday evening. A 37 year-old-Hong Kong man was arrested and the car was seized, reported Xinhua.
Anyone involved in dealing with, possession of, selling and buying illicit cigarettes commits an offence.
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