Indian Customs Thwart Smuggling Attempt: Couple Caught with E-cigarettes

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Indian Customs Thwart Smuggling Attempt: Couple Caught with E-cigarettes
Indian Bengaluru Customs officials successfully intercepted a smuggling attempt, confiscating 1,590 e-cigarettes worth INR 1.59 million.

According to a report by Deccan Herald, the Bengaluru Air Customs in India stated in a press release that they have successfully thwarted an attempted smuggling based on their passenger analysis.


In a statement, it was mentioned that a couple boarded Malaysia Airlines flight MH 192 from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore on Monday morning. The couple was found carrying 1,590 e-cigarettes, which were valued at Rs 1.59 million (approximately RMB 140,000).


Customs officials intercepted the two defendants and confiscated the e-cigarettes they were carrying in accordance with the 1962 Customs Law.


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