RM2.7mil worth of illegal cigs and liquor seized

KUCHING: The Sarawak General Operations Force (PGA) crippled an attempt to smuggle cigarettes and liquor worth more than RM2.7mil into the country.

The seizure of the consignment was made on Friday in an operation code-named Ops Libas.

In a statement yesterday, Sarawak Brigade Commander SAC Mancha Ata said the seizure was made by a team from the Sarawak Brigade Headquarters and the PGA 12th Battalion during a raid at a house in Desa Pujut 2, Permyjaya, Miri, at about 10.30am on Friday.

He said two individuals were also arrested.

Among the items seized were 10,590 cartons of white cigarettes, 416 cartons of clove cigarettes, 1,728 boxes of beer and other alcoholic drinks of various brands, as well as a lorry, added SAC Mancha.

He said the two men and seized items were then handed to Miri district police headquarters for further action. — Bernama

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