|The Market Watch workers seize a case of smuggling cigarettes. A total of 95,000 packets of cigarettes have been confiscated in Tay Ninh Province. — VNA/VNS Photo Le Huy Hai
TAY NINH (VNS) — The Tay Ninh Province Police are investigating a lorry that reportedly smuggled 95,000 packets of cigarettes from Cambodia to Viet Nam.
Earlier, at midnight last Friday, the police received a report from residents that a lorry was transporting smuggled cigarettes from My Quy Tay in Duc Hue District in the southern Long An Province to Ben Cau District in the southern Tay Ninh Province.
The police stopped the lorry in Loi Thuan Commune in Ben Cau District.
On seeing the police, the lorry driver ran away, leaving behind the vehicle and its cargo.
The police found that the smuggled cigarettes were of Jet, Hero, Caraven and 555 brands. — VNS