40,000 cigarettes seized by Customs

Four Spanish nationals were arrested by Customs in the early hours of Saturday morning. Three men (aged 19, 20 and 22) were arrested at Eastern Beach at 1am when they were found in possession of 40,000 cigarettes (200 cartons).

As a result of this incident, a fourth man (30 years old) was arrested on Winston Churchill Avenue, near the Land Frontier on suspicion of transporting a commercial quantity of cigarettes. The cigarettes and a Spanish registered vehicle were seized by Customs.

All four men were released on bail to surrender on April 11th.