HA NOI (VNS) — The Ha Noi City market management department, in co-ordination with Hoang Mai District police, seized 1,400kg of illegally imported candy.
Officials report that the smuggled goods, which originated in China, were transported by a lorry that stopped at Giap Bat bus station late on Thursday.
The owner of the bonded goods, An Van Tuan from the northern province of Hung Yen, did not present legal documents for the goods.
In a separate case, the central province of Quang Tri's Huong Hoa District police seized smuggled goods worth hundreds of millions of dong in Lao Bao Town on Thursday.
The confiscated goods included 5,000 packs of cigarettes illegally brought in from Laos through the border gate.
Following their seizing the cigarettes, policemen later confiscated 3,400 Heineken-brand beer bottles at a residential house in Lao Bao's Tay Chinh village. — VNS