MALAYSIA: THWARTED-BID TO SMUGGLE FIREWORKS WORTH RM800,000

BUKIT KAYU HITAM, Kedah state, Malaysia– The Kedah state Customs Department thwarted an attempt to smuggle 20,755kg of firecrackers and fireworks worth RM840,999 here on Tuesday.

Its deputy director-general (enforcement and compliance), Zulkifli Yahya said the seizure of the contraband was made after observing a container lorry driver behaving suspiciously on the heavy vehicle route at the Immigration, Customs, Quarantine and Security Complex.

“We found the boxes containing the firecrackers and fireworks hidden under boxes of drinks in the container,” he told a media conference here yesterday.

He said the 48-year-old driver was was detained to facilitate investigations.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

MALAYSIA: THWARTED-BID TO SMUGGLE FIREWORKS WORTH RM800,000

BUKIT KAYU HITAM, Kedah state, Malaysia– The Kedah state Customs Department thwarted an attempt to smuggle 20,755kg of firecrackers and fireworks worth RM840,999 here on Tuesday.

Its deputy director-general (enforcement and compliance), Zulkifli Yahya said the seizure of the contraband was made after observing a container lorry driver behaving suspiciously on the heavy vehicle route at the Immigration, Customs, Quarantine and Security Complex.

“We found the boxes containing the firecrackers and fireworks hidden under boxes of drinks in the container,” he told a media conference here yesterday.

He said the 48-year-old driver was was detained to facilitate investigations.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK