Spanish smuggler arrested with thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes

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HM Government of Gibraltar
The seized RHIB and cases of cigarettes

IN the early hours of this morning (Tuesday) officers of the Gibraltar Customs Marine Section seized cigarettes with a retail value of £9,000.

The officers apprehended a 40-year-old Spanish national in a rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) just off Emerson’s place close to the Western end of the runway.

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Nine cases of cigarettes and the RHIB were confiscated during the action and the alleged smuggler was arrested and released on bail to return on November 9.




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