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Catching fruit-smugglers – a plum job?

By October 24, 2020No Comments

In Batken, customs officers stopped the import of 11.5 tons of contraband fruits into the republic. 

The inspectors stopped a Volvo truck driven by a citizen of Kyrgyzstan. During the inspection of the cargo compartment, goods illegally imported from the neighboring state were found – grapes and persimmons with a total weight of 11,647 kilograms. 

The cost of the seized goods is estimated at 697,270 soms ($8,700)