AUTHORITIES have seized some P650,200 worth of smuggled cigarettes sold in a business establishment in General Santos City, the police reported Wednesday, March 29, 2023.
The Area Police Command-Western Mindanao (APC-WM) said the smuggled cigarettes were seized during the conduct of inspection on business establishments on Tuesday, March 28, in Fatima village, General Santos City.
The APC-WM said the confiscated smuggled cigarettes are the following and the corresponding value: 320 reams of Gajah Baru cigarettes, P192,000; 397 reams of 837 Cigarettes, P238,200; 200 reams of King cigarettes, P200,000; and 40 reams of Kruz cigarettes, P20,000.
The smuggled cigarettes were seized by joint elements of Bureau of Customs, Sub-port of General Santos City and Port of Davao together with the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (Nica)-Soccsksargen, Regional Maritime Unit-Soccsksargen in coordination Police Station 7 of the General Santos City Police Office.
The confiscated undocumented cigarettes were placed under the custody of BOC’s Enforcement Security Services for safekeeping pending proper disposition. (SunStar Zamboanga)
ZAMBOANGA. Authorities seize some P650,200 worth of smuggled cigarettes sold in a business establishment in Fatima village, General Santos City during an inspection on Tuesday, March 28. A photo handout shows the boxes of cigarettes seized by joint team of Bureau of Customs, policemen and National Intelligence Coordinating Agency. (SunStar Zamboanga)
March 29, 2023
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