Driver held over illicit cigarettes

Local | 10 Jan 2019 4:01 pm

Customs said today a 62-year-old driver has been arrested while the truck driven by him was detained after about 300,000 illicit cigarettes, worth about HK$800,000, were seized at Man Kam To Control Point yesterday.

Officers intercepted the incoming vehicle declared as carrying assorted goods at the control point and found the batch of illicit cigarettes in 16 carton boxes mix-loaded with other goods on board the truck.

Under the Import and Export Ordinance, any person found guilty of importing or exporting unmanifested cargo is liable to a maximum fine of HK$2 million and imprisonment for seven years.

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