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11180 CARTON OF CONTRABAND CIGARETTES SEIZE AT PASIR PANJANG

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Credit: IMMIGRATION & CHECKPOINTS AUTHORITY

According to the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA), on the 12 May 2020, more than 11180 cartons of contraband cigarettes were seized at Pasir Panjang scanning station.

Credit: IMMIGRATION & CHECKPOINTS AUTHORITY

The incident happened on the morning of 02 May 2020 at about 6 am. The ICA officers detected suspicious items while conducting checks on a 20-foot container truck.

The total GST evaded amount is estimated at about $954,772 and $77,305.23 respectively. The case was later handed over to the Singapore Customs for further investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

Credit: IMMIGRATION & CHECKPOINTS AUTHORITY