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30,000,000 som goes up in smoke

By September 14, 2020No Comments

In the village of Khunchi, Chui oblast, a truck driver was detained, transporting almost 500,000 packs of cigarettes without excise stamps. 

Financial Police stopped a truck and found 1,174 boxes, each of them containing 500 packs of tobacco products. Preliminary reports suggest the value of the cargo is estimated at 30 million soms ($380,000).

Pre-trial proceedings are underway.