OPERATIVES of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) together with policemen have arrested one person and seized some P187,500 worth of smuggled cigarettes in an anti-smuggling operation in Lanao del Sur.
The Area Police Command-Western Mindanao identified the arrested person as Aliakbar Lailah, 27, a resident of San Jose village, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur.
The police said Lailah was arrested around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in an anti-smuggling operation in Matampay village, Balabagan, Lanao del Sur.
The police said Lailah was driving a sports utility vehicle loaded with 13 master cases of undocumented cigarettes with P187,500 when intercepted and arrested by the CIDG and police operatives.
Lailah together with the confiscated evidence was brought to CIDG Lanao del Sur office for documentation and proper disposition prior filing of appropriate cases. (SunStar Zamboanga)
ZAMBOANGA. Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) together with policemen arrest one person and seize some P187,500 worth of smuggled cigarettes in an anti-smuggling operation Tuesday, July 12, in Lanao del Sur. A photo handout shows some of the confiscated smuggled cigarettes packed in plastic bags. (SunStar Zamboanga)
July 14, 2022
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