Customs officers found almost 95,000 cigarettes on a bus

Friday, July 11, 2014

In a detailed control that customs officers conducted on July 11, 2014 on Raška-Kraljevo road, attempt of smuggling of almost 95,000 cigarettes from the territory of AP Kosovo and Metohija to republic of Serbia has been prevented.



Customs officers found the cigarettes in a bus with Novi Pazar license plates, which services the regular Kosovska Mitrovica-Kragujevac-Belgrade line, and which was pulled over for contingency control at Ušće settlement, not far from Kraljevo.



A total of 94,620 cigarettes of LD brand in non-standard packs, because each pack contained 19 cigarettes, were found inside the space above the bus’ trunk.



Misdemeanour procedure was initiated against the bus driver, and cigarettes were temporarily confiscated until the procedure is completed.


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