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Contraband cigarettes seized in Patras port, two arrests

Δημοσίευση 9 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 10:07 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Contraband cigarettes seized in Patras port, two arrests
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Two truck drivers, both foreign nationals, were arrested at the western port of Patras on Wednesday after more than 800 cartons of contraband cigarettes were discovered hidden n their trucks.

Two truck drivers, both foreign nationals, were arrested at the western port of Patras on Wednesday after more than 800 cartons of contraband cigarettes were discovered hidden n their trucks.

The contraband cigarettes were found during a routine check on the trucks before boarding a ferry to Italy.

Port authorities found 350 cartons (3,500) packs of cigarettes hidden in the truck of one driver, 39, while a search of the truck of the second driver, 43, turned up 512 cartons (5,120 packs), bringing the total packs of contraband cigarettes, which were seized, to 8,620.