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Haul of contraband seized in four operations

The Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED), through its law Enforcement Division seized a haul of contraband and detained a number of individuals allegedly involved in the cases in four separate locations on December 24 and 25, 2021.

Enforcement personnel found 49 cartons of cigarettes inside an abandoned vehicle during an operation in Kampong Katimahar on December 24, 2021.

Customs enforcement personnel raided a foreign worker house and detained two men – a 31-year-old Indonesian and a 36-year old Malaysian – for allegedly storing and selling contraband on December 25, 2021. The contraband comprised 11 cartons, one pack and 13 sticks of cigarettes as well as 29 bottles of alcohol.

More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin