Monday 22 January 2018

Customs seize cigarette haul

CONTRABAND cigarettes with an estimated value of €4,200 were seized by customs officials at Dublin airport yesterday.

The "Bond" brand of 9,780 cigarettes were discovered in a suitcase carried by a passenger en route from Moscow.

They were identified as so-called "illicit white" cigarettes that are legally produced in non-EU states but not available for sale here.

A 29-year-old Moldovan national was arrested and appeared before Dublin District Court yesterday morning.

He was remanded in custody to appear again before Cloverhill District Court next Thursday.

Irish Independent

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Promoted Links

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News