Video: Cigarettes worth Rs.125m detected

18 June 2014 11:00 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Customs revenue task Force today detected a container, consisting of contraband cigarettes valued at Rs. 125 million, imported from Dubai declared as coriander.

The container which had arrived from Dubai on May 5 was detained on suspicion and was inspected today.

The Deputy Customs Director Parakrama Basnayake said this was the second container load of cigarettes imported from Dubai this year.

Pix by Kushan Pathiraja

Video by Sanath Desmond

  Comments - 1

  • Azee Thursday, 19 June 2014 12:02 PM

    This was detected only on suspicion If there was no suspicion this would have been released .God only knows how much would have been released due to no suspicion via DM Android App

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