Customs seize illegal cigarettes worth Rs. 80 million

Sri Lanka Customs during a raid conducted Friday has discovered a container of illegally imported cigarettes from the Orugodawatta Container Yard.

The stock of cigarettes illegal imported from Dubai is estimated to worth Rs. 80 million.

The stock of foreign cigarettes estimated to be about 1.6 million has been brought in a 20-foot container and hidden in gas ovens. These cigarettes have been identified as a product of Dubai.


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