Concrete Evidence: 12,479 Cartons Of Duty-Unpaid Cigarettes Encased In Concrete Blocks Seized
On 27 July 2019, ICA officers conducted checks on an arriving Malaysia-registered lorry at the over-sized lorry lane at Tuas Checkpoint. The lorry was carrying a consignment 16 concrete blocks.
During the course of checks, the officers’ suspicions were aroused when they noticed anomalies in the concrete blocks. The vigilant officers drilled holes into the concrete blocks and uncovered duty-unpaid cigarettes encased within.