The Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED) through its Law Enforcement Division seized the largest haul of contraband involving cigarettes with tax value worth over BND1 million on Wednesday.
A 40-year-old foreign man was detained in the operation in Jalan Panchor Murai, Kampong Pengkalan Batu for the possession of 12,160 cartons, 269 packets and 80 sticks of cigarettes.
Also found was cash amounting to BND2,331 believed to be proceeds from sale of the contraband.
It was the largest seizure of cigarettes with tax value of BND1,145,934, according to the RCED.
More details on Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin