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Police arrest four men for smuggling cigarettes

Update: April, 16/2016 - 16:13
HCM City Police yesterday arrested four people involved in a tobacco-smuggling ring and confiscated 900 packages of contraband cigarettes.— Photo congan.com.vn

HCM CITY — HCM City Police yesterday arrested four people involved in a tobacco-smuggling ring and confiscated 900 packages of contraband cigarettes.  

Police said that Phạm Tấn Đạt, a 33-year-old driver from Long An Province, had illegally transported 720 packages of Jet cigarettes hidden in a truck.

The police also arrested Lê Văn Tám, Nguyễn Thị Mỹ Dung and Lê Thanh Tùng, who were involved in the smuggling ring.

More than 200 contraband cigarette packages were found at Dung’s house in District 8 in HCM City.

This was the third cigarette-smuggling ring discovered within a month, with a total of 10,000 packages confiscated, according to the city’s Department of Criminal Investigation in Economic Management and Positions.

Police are continuing their investigation.  VNS

 

 

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