Border guards with officers of the National Police stopped the illegal deal with excisable goods last night in the Rakhiv district of the Transcarpathian region.
Information about the probable violation came from the staff of the operative-search department of the Mukachevo border guard detachment. During the implementation of operational information, a team of border guards of Dilove border guard division and the mobile unit of the detachment together with the National Police officers detected a KIA Carnival in Kostylivka village. The driver of the vehicle with Lithuanian registration plates fled to the village, he was identified was by law enforcement officers. In the car, the fugitive left packages wrapped in black polyethylene. It turned out that they had four thousand packs of cigarettes without excise stamps.
The vehicle and cigarettes have been confiscated in due course. The actions of the fugitive driver have signs of a crime. Information about this fact has been entered into the Uniform register of pre-trial investigations. If a man is found guilty in court, he faces a fine of five thousand to ten thousand non-taxable minimum incomes.
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