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Illegal cigarettes seized

Dec 29, 2010 10:10:12 AM - itnnews.lk

Cigarettes worth 200 million rupees which had been smuggled into the country have been seized.

The Customs said the stock had been brought to the country on doctored documents. If sold in the country, the Government would have incurred a loss of 180 million rupees. The detection was made when Customs officers examined a container at the Customs container yard at Orugodawatte.