P300K alleged smuggled cigarettes seized in Zamboanga del Sur


The Philippine National Police (PNP) has confiscated P300,000 worth of alleged smuggled cigarettes in Zamboanga del Sur.

Police Regional Office 9 said elements of Dumingag Municipal Police Station (MPS), together with personnel’s from Dumingag Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and Rural Health Unit, conducted a checkpoint operation along the National Highway in Purok 3, Barangay Guitran in Dumingag town at 2:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18.

The operation resulted in the apprehension of a yellow Suzuki multi-cab van loaded with 27 boxes of cigarettes believed to be smuggled.

The driver of the multi-cab, together with the vehicle and the confiscated boxes of cigarettes, is now under the custody of the Dumingag MPS while appropriate charge would be filed against him. #