| Azaraimy HH |
A TOTAL of 2,192 cartons of cigarettes of various brands, 180 cans of beer and six bottles of whisky were seized in a midnight raid in Kg Mulaut-Kilanas.
It was believed to be the biggest seizure of contraband by the customs authorities this year.
With the raid, which was conducted by nine officers from the Royal Customs and Excise Department, eight foreign nationals were detained and will be charged under Chapter 146(1)(d) of the Excise Order 2006, according to the department.
The department thanked the public for the tip-off, which led to the raid and urged people to continue to give information on suspicious activities by calling the hotline 8714422 or 238422.