KOTA KINABALU – The City Hall and the Royal Malaysian Customs destroyed 386 cartobs of smuggled cigarette today.
Held at the Kayumadang dumpsite in Telipok it was witnessed by Mayor Datuk Abidin Madingkir who stated that
DBKK had worked with RMC for the last three years in confiscating untaxed smuggled cigarette in the KK.
“In 2013, 128 cartons of smuggled cigarettes were confiscated while last year there were 258 cartons of cigarettes confiscated,” he said.
He said DBKK also detained unlicensed cigarette dealers who operated on the sidewalk or near grocery stores in the city.
“We will continually improve local enforcement and monitor illegal activities this year,” he said.-By Saila Saidie/sayangsabah