Cigarettes worth RM2.1mil seized in Nilai

PETALING JAYA: A total of 15,640 cartons of contraband cigarettes worth RM2.1mil were seized following a raid on a warehouse in Nilai, Negri Sembilan, says Comm Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani.

The Bukit Aman internal security and public order department director said a 36-year-old man was also arrested in the raid on Friday (June 14).

"We believe the smuggled cigarettes were meant for the Klang Valley.

"The suspect has past police records for extortion," he said in a statement Sunday (June 16).

Comm Acryl added that the suspect has been remanded until June 20.