Slovak police officer was wounded during the Transcarpathian smugglers’ detention

4 June 2012 09:10  23613796 014228
Slovak police officer was wounded during the Transcarpathian smugglers’ detention

According to Slovak sources, the smuggled cigarettes in the amount of 12048 euro were detained.

Three individuals who carried on their shoulders large packages were noticed by the Border Control Police Department Ublia police officers in the forest on May 31, at 7 p.m. The unknown did not react at the police officers order to introduce themselves and tried to escape towards the state border with Ukraine. One of the police officers was seriously wounded when they tried to arrest smugglers.

450 Jin Ling brand blocks of cigarettes (90000 pieces) with a mark ‘Duty free only’ were revealed. The criminal case was initiated on suspicious of crime committing. The smuggled cigarettes cost is 12048 euro according to the Slovak Customs estimate. 

Zakarpattia Online

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