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Malaysian tries to smuggle 4,510 sachets of chewing tobacco into Singapore


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 11 Aug 2018

Thousands of sachets of chewing tobacco were hidden in the back seat, rear bumper, side panels, skirting and even the spare tyre of the car. – Facebook/Immigration & Checkpoints Authority

Thousands of sachets of chewing tobacco were hidden in the back seat, rear bumper, side panels, skirting and even the spare tyre of the car. – Facebook/Immigration & Checkpoints Authority

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): While Singaporeans were busy celebrating the nation's birthday on Thursday (Aug 9), a Malaysian tried to smuggle thousands of sachets of chewing tobacco over the Causeway.

In a Facebook post on Friday afternoon, Singapore's Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said they found the 4,510 sachets concealed in almost every part of a Malaysian-registered car at Woodlands Checkpoint on Thursday.

   

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