BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, July 4 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): A 55-year-old female permanent resident was detained after officers seized 137 cartons of 36 cans of beer, 268 cartons and 48 packets of cigarettes at a house in Kampong Pandan on July 1.
Royal Customs and Excise Department personnel also seized several packets of fire crackers, vape equipment and bottles of juice during the operation.
In another operation on July 2, the personnel found the contraband on the Sungai Salar river bank during a routine patrol.
A total of 77 bottles and 99 cans of alcohol as well as 400 cartons of cigarettes were seized.
The Royal Customs and Excise Department urged the public to comply with the country’s law and regulations and avoid involvement
in smuggling. The possession of contraband is an offence under Section 146, Excise Order 2006. - Borneo Bulletin/ANN