Cigarettes worth Tk 4cr seized in Ctg port

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CHATTOGRAM, June 4, 2021 (BSS) – Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department (CIID) seized 300 cartons of contraband cigarettes worth about Taka four crore from the Chattogram port.

Customs sources said that the consignment arrived at Chattogram port in the name of Versatile Limited in Dhaka with the announcement of ‘Plastic Hanger’ for garments as a bond-facility goods.

Customs official Mosharrf Hossain told journalists that the foreign-made cigarettes were found in the consignment imported from China in the name of 2,41,500 pieces of plastic hangers with duty-free facility for 100 percent export-oriented industries.

Legal action would be taken against the culprits in this connection, he added.