Hiding place with tobacco sticks was found by Gomel customs officers in a regular bus
Gomel customs officers seized a commercial batch of tobacco sticks for the tobacco heating system IQOS.
A driver of a MAZ regular bus "Ochakov - Kiev - Minsk" followed through Novaya Guta republican point of customs clearance at night time. When carrying out customs control in the cargo compartment of the vehicle, traces of outside interference were found. During the dismantling of plywood walls in a niche under the steps of the side passenger door of the bus, customs officers found 395 blocks of tobacco-containing products for electric heating.
79 thousand sticks worth more than 15 thousand rubles, as well as the bus costing about 90 thousand Belarusian rubles in which the hiding place was found were seized.
Gomel customs initiated the administrative processes regarding the fact in accordance with Part 1 of Art. 12.17 and part 2 of Art. 14.1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Republic of Belarus.