In Transcarpathia, a minibus packed with contraband cigarettes was found

6 January 2016 10:50  19113306 0114412
In Transcarpathia, a minibus packed with contraband cigarettes was found

Yesterday, while taking special measures to combat illegal activity near the border, a joint group of border guards of the department "Vylok" of the Mukachevo detachment together with officers of Vynogradiv police department, on the outskirts of the village of Vylok found a suspicious white minibus "Mercedes Sprinter". The vehicle was driven by a local resident.

During the check, the man refused to let police officers inspect the vehicle. So, the car was taken to the police station impound lot.

Today, under the sanction of Vynogradiv district court, the vehicle was opened. They found there 199 boxes (99,500 packs) of Belarusian cigarettes "Fest" without excise stamps.

Criminal proceeding over this fact has been initiated under Article 204 of the Criminal Code (illegal manufacture, possession, sale or transportation with intent to sell of excisable goods). The information is entered into the URPI. The investigation continues.

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