Large quantities of duty-free tobacco products, as well as pharmaceuticals, were located and confiscated today, following a coordinated operation by the Police and the Customs Department. To facilitate the investigation, a 38-year-old man was arrested and detained.
According to an announcement by the Police, the operation was carried out this morning, with the participation of members of the Nicosia OPE and customs officials. During it, searches were carried out on various premises, houses and vehicles.
In a search carried out in the apartment of a 38-year-old man, in a village in the province of Nicosia, the Police notes, 11.2 kilos of tobacco and 1,460 cigarettes were found and confiscated, for which it is believed that no duties have been paid. 70 medicines were also found and confiscated.
The 38-year-old was arrested by members of the Customs Department, to facilitate the investigations.
The examinations for the case were undertaken by the Customs Department.
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