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FOREIGNER TRIED TO SMUGGLE ILLEGAL CIGGS HIDDEN INSIDE FLASK TO S’PORE

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority said in a statement on Facebook on 1 August that their officers at Marina South Pier foiled a smuggling attempt.

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ICA officers at Marina South Pier foiled a smuggling attempt by a foreign sea crew member, who tried to bring in 100 duty unpaid cigarettes that were hidden inside a thermos flask.

The foreigner was issued with a composition fine for his offence.

ICA’s statement on Facebook

๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜

On 25 July, ICA officers at Marina South Pier foiled an attempt to sneak in 100 duty-unpaid cigarette sticks hidden in a thermos flask. The flask belonged to a foreign sea crew member entering Singapore. He was issued with a composition fine for this offence.

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As guardians of our borders, ICA will continue detect and deter smuggling attempts at the checkpoints to safeguard Singaporeโ€™s borders.

#SecureBordersSafeSG

#GuardiansOfOurBorders

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