1 Tonne Contraband Tobacco Nabbed in Bulgaria

Crime | July 13, 2013, Saturday // 19:06| Views: | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: 1 Tonne Contraband Tobacco Nabbed in Bulgaria Photo by the Plovdiv Directorate at the Ministry of Interior.

Police in second-largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv have uncovered and seized a hoard of close to one tonne of contraband tobacco.

The tobacco was found stored in a large bag on premises of a 45-year-old male Plovdiv resident with a previous criminal record.

The man has been detained for 24 hours and investigations are under way.

In a separate incident in the nearby town of Hisarya, police retrieved smaller amounts ot smuggled tobacco and cigarettes.

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