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Customs seize contraband alcoholic drinks, ciggies worth RM165,000 in Miri

MIRI, The Customs Department seized 693,504 sticks of cigarettes and 7,406.73 litres of alcoholic drinks worth RM165,298.71 in raids at a premises and on a lorry in Bandar Baru Permyjaya here at 10 am yesterday.

Sarawak Customs director, Datuk Sharifah Halimah Tuanku Taha in a statement here today said that a 40-year-old man was detained in the raids to assist investigations relating to the contraband items.

Halimah said unpaid duty for the contraband at the premises amounted to RM58,510.06 while for the items seized from the lorry stood at RM661.992.08.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

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